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Call It a Day

Definition of the verb call it a day

What does call it a day mean as a doing phrase?


  1. stop doing what one is doing

Alternative definition of the verb call it a day


  1. [idiomatic] To retire.
  2. [idiomatic] To cease the activity for the day.


"Call It a Day" is a 1937 comedy film directed by Archie Mayo.


  1. "Call It a Day" is a musical single of DeeCRACKS.
    • released on
  2. "Call It a Day" is a musical album of Todd Trainer.
    • released on (22 years ago)
  3. "Call it a Day": Roses and Tears is a forthcoming album by folk rock band Capercaillie. It will be their first studio album in over five years. The official release date and track listing is yet to be confirmed.


Call It A Day is a theater production.

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It's already six o'clock—let's call it a day. (ii) After playing cricket for India for decades, Sachin called it a day. call it quits [Idiom, INF.] To end a dispute, contest or ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

dispute, impugn, oppugn, query call into existence arouse call into question assail, attack, impeach, impugn call it a day end, finish, quit call it off cancel call loudly cry, holler, shout, yell call names insult call of a hen chuck call off abandon , ...

Google previewAn Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions (2007)

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

Call it a day Stop doing something. The term can be used to describe either complete abandonment of something, or simply stopping work temporarily (e.g. at the end of the working day).* Call it a night Cease an activity taking place at night ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

call it a day: see DAY. call it quits: see QUITS. call someone names: see NAME. call of nature: see NATURE. call off the (or your) dogs stop ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2006)

by Eric Partridge

call it a day. To state one's decision ...

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

call it a day to stop working for the day o You've been studying hard - 1 think you should call it a day. • call it quits to agree to stop what you are doing o Let's call it guits for today and get together first thing tomorrow. • call the shots to be the ...

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