class day

class day
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas, klahs dey]
    • /klæs, klɑs deɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas, klahs dey]
    • /klæs, klɑs deɪ/

Definitions of class day words

  • noun class day a day during the commencement season on which the members of the graduating class in U.S. colleges and schools celebrate the completion of their course with special ceremonies. 1
  • noun class day (US, education) In colleges and universities, a day of the commencement season on which the senior class celebrates the completion of its course by exercises conducted by the members, such as the reading of the class histories and poem, the delivery of the class oration, the planting of the class ivy, etc. 0

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Origin of class day

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1825-35

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class day popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

class day usage trend in Literature

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