sports day meaning, sports day definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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sports day

  
     ( sports days    plural  ) In British schools, sports day is a day or an afternoon when pupils compete in athletics contests such as races and the high jump. Parents are often invited to come and watch the events.      n-var  
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exp.
Outfit Of The Day
langage internet
exp.
Face Of The Day
langage internet
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
A non-scholarship player in college/university sports
n.
first day date for calculation of pregnancy
For calculation of Pregnancy Age
n.
In the UK, a chav is a highly antisocial juvenile delinquent who wears (usually counterfeit) designer sports clothes and high-end brands and vulgar jewellery (= bling) and listens to rap music.
Very common, colloquial En France on appelle ça un caillera
n.
A scally is a working class youth who wears designer sports clothes as a status symbol
Colloquial Very similar to a chav (but chavs are more extreme in their appearance than scallies)
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
n.
person skilled for an activity, especially for one involving motion (like sports; dance)
una canción de los 90
n.
A day's work ; a fixed or definite amount of work ; a work quota.
Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,. ;[Slang];[US]; Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,.
n.
Taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
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