how to pronounce holidays


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The above transcription of holidays is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

holidays is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of holidays in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… since that is what the holidays are …”

meanings of holidays


  1. (usually after possessive) holiday, vacation; time off work, especially if spent travelling away from home.
  2. The season around Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Day.
  3. Plural of holiday.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of holiday.

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