off-day
off-day \off-day\ n. A day when things go poorly; as, I guess this is one of my off-days. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • off day — UK US noun [countable] [singular off day plural off days] informal a day when you do not work or perform as well as you normally do Thesaurus: periods of loss or lack of success …   Useful english dictionary

  • off day — off days also off day N COUNT If someone, especially an athlete, has an off day, they do not perform as well as usual. [INFORMAL] Whittingham, the League s top scorer, had an off day, missing three good chances …   English dictionary

  • off day — off ,day noun count INFORMAL a day when you do not work or perform as well as you normally do …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Off day — er en engelsk betegnelse for en fridag eller en dag hvor man ikke er på toppen/yder sit bedste …   Danske encyklopædi

  • off-day — noun a day when things go poorly I guess this is one of my off days • Hypernyms: ↑day * * * offˈ day noun 1. See ↑off (adj) above 2. A day when one is not at one s best or most brilliant • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • off day — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms off day : singular off day plural off days informal a day when you do not work or perform as well as you normally do …   English dictionary

  • off day — noun a) A day in which an employee is not scheduled to work. Until they gain a little seniority at this hospital, newly hired nurses need not expect to have two consecutive off days. b) A day in which a person is not performing up to their usual… …   Wiktionary

  • off day — {n. phr.} A period when one is not functioning at his or her best; a period of weakness. * /The champion was obviously having an off day; otherwise she would have been able to defeat her opponent./ Contrast: DAY OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off day — {n. phr.} A period when one is not functioning at his or her best; a period of weakness. * /The champion was obviously having an off day; otherwise she would have been able to defeat her opponent./ Contrast: DAY OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off\ day — n. phr. A period when one is not functioning at his or her best; a period of weakness. The champion was obviously having an off day; otherwise she would have been able to defeat her opponent. Contrast: day off …   Словарь американских идиом

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”