payday
noun Date: 1529 a regular day on which wages are paid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • payday — UK US (also pay day) /ˈpeɪdeɪ/ noun [C or U] ► HR, WORKPLACE the day on which workers receive their pay, usually every week or month: »He wrote a cheque postdated to his next payday. »Payday is on Friday. »Friday is payday. ► INFORMAL an amount… …   Financial and business terms

  • payday — (n.) 1520s, from PAY (Cf. pay) (n.) + DAY (Cf. day) …   Etymology dictionary

  • payday — [pā′dā΄] n. the day on which salary or wages are paid …   English World dictionary

  • payday — /pay day /, n. 1. the day on which wages are given, payment is made, etc. 2. Informal. a day or period during which a great deal of money, success, fame, etc., is won or obtained: Payday came when she was given a screen test by a big Hollywood… …   Universalium

  • payday — noun (U) the day on which you get your wages: When s payday? …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • payday — /ˈpeɪdeɪ/ (say payday) noun the day when payment is made, or to be made; the day on which wages are paid …   Australian English dictionary

  • payday — noun The day of the week or month, or the specific day, on which an employees wages or salary is paid …   Wiktionary

  • payday — pay|day [ˈpeıdeı] n [U] the day on which you get your wages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • payday — pay|day [ peı,deı ] noun uncount the day when you get your salary …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • payday — see pay day …   English dictionary

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