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Day appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor's shop.
    All day long he fits and tucks,
    all day long he tucks and fits,
    and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits,
    and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits.
    Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor's shop.
  • Suzie, Suzie, working in a shoeshine shop.
    All day long she sits and shines,
    all day long she shines and sits,
    and sits and shines, and shines and sits,
    and sits and shines, and shines and sits.
    Suzie, Suzie, working in a shoeshine shop.
    (sung by Ian Mackintosh)
  • The Leith police dismisseth us
    They thought we sought to stay;
    The Leith police dismisseth us
    They thought we'd stay all day.
    The Leith police dismisseth us,
    We both sighed sighs apiece;
    And the sighs that we sighed as we said goodbye
    Were the size of the Leith police.
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Day appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Anne, I stay a day at Sienna.
  • Good day, Madam, I'm Adam Yaddoog.
  • Rae, don’t relay a D-Day alert… no, dear.
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Usage statistics for the noun day:

spoken English53.47%written English46.53% conversational speech52.65%task-oriented speech47.35% imaginative writing58%informational writing42%
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Day is sometimes a misspelling of days.

The word day is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun day

What does day mean as a name of something?

Day is the 6th most common noun in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural:

  • day: days
  • Day: Days

  1. time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
  2. some point or period in time
  3. a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance
  4. the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
  5. the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working)
    • examples: my day began early this morning | it was a busy day on the stock exchange | she called it a day and went to bed
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic term: work time = a time period when you are required to work
    • more specific terms: working day / workday = the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage
  6. an era of existence or influence
    • examples: in the day of the dinosaurs | in the days of the Roman Empire | in the days of sailing ships | he was a successful pianist in his day
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic words: epoch / era = a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
  7. the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis
    • example: how long is a day on Jupiter?
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic terms: period / period of time / time period = an amount of time
    • more specific term: lunar day = the period of time taken for the moon to make one full rotation on its axis
  8. the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day
  9. a period of opportunity
    • examples: he deserves his day in court | every dog has his day
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: chance / opportunity = a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances


  1. Day is a town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. The population was 920 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Eliphaz Day, a noted lumberman.
  2. Day a.k.a. Dayton International Airport, previously known as Dayton Municipal Airport and as James M. Cox-Dayton Municipal Airport, is a public airport ten miles north of downtown Dayton, in Montgomery County, Ohio. The airport forms an exclave of Dayton, giving birth to the city of Vandalia. Its address is 3600 Terminal Drive, Vandalia, Ohio 45377.
  3. Day a.k.a. Day, Florida: Day is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lafayette County, Florida, United States. Its population was 116 as of the 2010 census. Day has a post office with ZIP code 32013.
  4. Day a.k.a. Day, Minnesota: Day is an unincorporated community in Maple Ridge Township, Isanti County, Minnesota, United States.
  5. Day is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,085 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated community of Rozellville is located in the town. The unincorporated community of Rangeline is also located partially in the town.
  6. Day a.k.a. Day, California: Day is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California. It is located 22 miles west of Adin, at an elevation of 3645 feet.

There are other places with in their name, like St Day, Half Day, half-day, John Day, Day County, D-Day Museum, Day Township, Neuville-Day, Ascension Day, Baker Day Beacon, Ozone Action Day, Julien Day School, Princeton Day School, Providence Day School, Halina European Day Spa, Presbyterian Day School, Saddle River Day School, Miami Country Day School, Newton Country Day School and Buckley Country Day School.


  1. Day a.k.a. Jacki R. Chan: Jaclyn Roxane Chan, also known simply as Jacki R. Chan or Jacki Chan, is an American actress, musician, and Model.
  2. Day a.k.a. Dayna Price appeared in 1997 film Leave it to Beaver.
  3. Day a.k.a. Dayton Sinkia is an actor.
  4. Day a.k.a. Francisco Day was a film producer, director and actor.

There are other people with in their name, like All Day, all-day, Ben Day, Bob Day, Bud Day, Day Day, Day-Day, Don Day, Dre Day, Guy Day and many others.


The Day Utility was an automobile manufactured in Detroit, Michigan by the Day Automobile Company from 1911-14. The Day used a four-cylinder, 30 horsepower engine and shaft drive. Removal of the rear seat and doors allowed the car to be converted from a five-seater touring car to a light truck in one minute. As a truck, the Day was able to carry up to 1,000 lb in a 36-inch by 96-inch cargo space. The rear seat could be lifted away by triggering two spring locks. The Day had an advertised price of $950US.


Day is a fictional character from the 2002 film 8 Mile.


  1. "Day" is a musical EP of Jaga Jazzist.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  2. "Day" is a composition.
  3. "Day" is a musical single of Jaga Jazzist.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  4. "Day" is a musical album of We Are Standard.
  5. "Day" is a composition.
  6. "Day" is a musical album of Tree Bosier.
    • released on
  7. "Day" is a composition.
    • music and lyrics by Deneb
  8. "Day" is a musical album of Candida Pax.
    • released in (44 years ago)
  9. "Day" is a musical EP of Tangaroa.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  10. "Day" is a musical album of Michael Hall.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  11. "Day" is a musical album of Christopher Hipgrave.
    • released on (6 years ago)


  1. "Day", published in 1962, is the third book in a trilogy by Elie Wiesel—Night, Dawn, and Day—describing his experiences and thoughts during and after the Holocaust.
    • also known as The Accident
    • genre: Fiction
    • subject: Literary
  2. "Day" is a novel by A. L. Kennedy. It won the novel category and the overall Costa Book of the Year Award in the 2007 Costa Book Awards. The novel is about a man who was a tailgunner in a Lancaster bomber aircraft during World War II. Later, he is an extra in a film about prisoners of war.
    • language: English Language
    • subject: Great Britain
    • released on (8 years ago)
    • award: - Costa Book of the Year, received by A. L. Kennedy


"Day" is a marble sculpture by Michelangelo, datable to 1526–31. It is a pair with Night on the tomb of Giuliano de' Medici in the Medici Chapel in San Lorenzo in Florence.

  • begun in and completed in (484 years ago)


  1. Day a.k.a. The Land Dayak languages are a group of dozen or so languages spoken by the Bidayuh Land Dayaks of Borneo, with a single language in Sumatra.
  2. Day a.k.a. Hlai Language: Hlai is one of two languages of the Hlai or Li people, the other being the Jiamao "dialect". It is spoken by 600,000 people, a quarter of them monolingual, in the mountains of central and south-central Hainan Island. It forms one of the primary branches of the family of Tai–Kadai languages.

Phrases with Day

Phrases starting with the word Day:

  1. day bed
  2. day boy
  3. Day Job
  4. day off
  5. Day One
  6. day out
  7. Day-Glo
  8. day-old

Phrases ending with the word Day:

  1. d-day
  2. E-DAY
  3. G'day
  4. M-day
  5. T-DAY
  6. v-day
  7. Ve Day
  8. Vj Day
  9. Vp Day
  10. All Day
  11. all-day
  12. Dog Day

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Day

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Google previewThe General Magazine of Arts and Sciences (1763)

A sider'eal Day is that Space of Time which is taken up in one compleat Revolution of the Earth upon its Axis, or, in other...

Google previewMaps of Meaning (1999)

The Architecture of Belief by Jordan B. Peterson

"Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof does not mean "live the life of the grasshopper instead of the ant, sing in the summer and starve in the winter," hut concentrate on the task at hand. Respond to error, when committed.

Google previewA new and complete epitome of practical navigation (1839)

by John William Norie

It is divided into years, months, days, hours, &c. A day is the interval between two successive transits of the sun, moon, or a star ; and is denominated either a solar, lunar, or sidereal day, according to the name of that body to which it is referred.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

ned lately sextile day in February, at the eoiioltitnr. □ cold Uli tury of years not divisible by 4; to яскхзл only common vcars; as the 17th, ...

Google previewThe New Universal English Dictionary ... To which is added, a dictionary of cant words ... The fourth edition, carefully corrected by Mr. Buchanan, etc (1760)

by Nathan BAILEY

__ day among the Christians is made to be thnt c l e 1 a a r s r t of the descent of the Holy Gbryi upon the _ ___ ___ Apostles. "si- PENTECOSTA'RION, an ecclesiastical n r c c sib rm t a a a book among the Greek', containing the office _" '*" r "_ ...

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Usage statistics about day

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun day:

spoken English53.47%written English46.53% conversational speech52.65%task-oriented speech47.35% imaginative writing58%informational writing42%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun day:


Comparison of usage frequency between the noun day and its most common antonym:


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Quotes about Day

Day of day

Death one day...

30 to 31 day's...

For months dead...

365 or 366 day's

Years dead...


Clander is thear...

Clander was death

At world last day...

That day was

Not come again...!

Not come again...? (Otteri Selvakumar)
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Scrabble value of D2A1Y4

The value of this 3-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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