Whitmonday


Whitmonday
noun
the day after Whitsunday; a legal holiday in England and Wales and Ireland
Syn: ↑Whitsun Monday
Hypernyms: ↑Monday, ↑Mon
Part Holonyms: ↑Whitsun, ↑Whitsuntide, ↑Whitweek

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: whit (III) + monday
: the day after Whitsunday observed as a legal holiday in England, Wales, and Ireland

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/hwit"mun"day, -dee, wit"-/, n.
the Monday following Whitsunday.
[1550-60; modeled on WHITSUNDAY]

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  • Whitmonday — Whit mon day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitsunday; called also {Whitsun Monday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whitmonday — [hwit′mun′dā, wit′mun′dā; hwit′mun′dē, wit′mun′dē] n. [after Whitsunday] the Monday immediately following Whitsunday …   English World dictionary

  • Whitmonday — noun Etymology: Whitsunday + Monday Date: 1557 the day after Whitsunday observed as a legal holiday in England, Wales, and Ireland …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Whitmonday — /hwit mun day, dee, wit /, n. the Monday following Whitsunday. [1550 60; modeled on WHITSUNDAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • whitmonday — whit·mon·day …   English syllables

  • Whitsun Monday — Whitmonday Whit mon day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitsunday; called also {Whitsun Monday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whit-Tuesday — noun the day after Whitmonday • Syn: ↑Whitsun Tuesday • Hypernyms: ↑Tuesday, ↑Tues • Part Holonyms: ↑Whitsun, ↑Whitsuntide, ↑Whitweek * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whitsun Monday — noun the day after Whitsunday; a legal holiday in England and Wales and Ireland • Syn: ↑Whitmonday • Hypernyms: ↑Monday, ↑Mon • Part Holonyms: ↑Whitsun, ↑Whitsuntide, ↑Whitweek …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whitsun Tuesday — Whittuesday Whit tues day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitmonday; called also {Whitsun Tuesday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whittuesday — Whit tues day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitmonday; called also {Whitsun Tuesday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English