1. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
- we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
Similar word(s): vacation
2. a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
- no mail is delivered on federal holidays
- it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover
Sentences with holiday as a noun:
- Today is a Wiccan holiday!
- I want to take a French course this summer holiday.