red letter day

Red letter day
A red letter day is a one of good luck, when something special happens to you.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • Red-letter day — Red letter Red let ter ( l?t t?r), a. Of or pertaining to a red letter; marked by red letters. [1913 Webster] {Red letter day}, a day that is fortunate or auspicious; so called in allusion to the custom of marking holy days, or saints days, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red-letter day — red letter days N COUNT A red letter day is a day that you will always remember because something good happens to you then …   English dictionary

  • red-letter day — /rɛd ˈlɛtə deɪ / (say red letuh day) noun a memorable or especially happy occasion: a red letter day for someone. {from the practice, begun in the 15th century, of printing the dates of saints days and feast days in red in Christian church… …   Australian English dictionary

  • red-letter day — ► NOUN ▪ a noteworthy or memorable day. ORIGIN from the practice of highlighting a festival in red on a calendar …   English terms dictionary

  • red-letter day — n informal a day that you will always remember because something special happened that made you very happy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • red-letter day — red letter ,day noun count INFORMAL a very happy or exciting day …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Red letter day — A red letter day (sometimes hyphenated as red letter day or called scarlet day in academia) is any day of special significance. The term originates from Medieval church calendars. Illuminated manuscripts often marked initial capitals and… …   Wikipedia

  • red-letter day — noun a memorably happy or noteworthy day (from the custom of marking holy days in red on church calendars) • Hypernyms: ↑day * * * noun, pl ⋯ days [count] informal : a very happy and important day Yesterday was a red letter day for the graduating …   Useful english dictionary

  • red-letter day — {n. phr.} A holiday; memorable day (usually printed in red on calendars). * /The Fourth of July is a red letter day./ * /It was a red letter day for Felix, when he won the lottery./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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