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rainy day

noun as in possible time of need

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You can make a double batch and freeze half for a rainy day.

To get a quick history lesson on the area, stop at the Museum of Chincoteague Island, but save your visit for a rainy day, and don’t plan on spending more than an hour there.

Whip it out of your full-size hauler for a summit push, or throw it on for a rainy day hike.

The contingencies companies had in place shifted from nice to have rainy day plans to actual plans that often needed to be ready to go when something went awry.

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Charlotte receives very little snow, and has about 7 to 10 rainy days each month.

There were mats everywhere and it was like a big rainy-day sleepover with most of the cast.

Others are essentially pocketing the cash, stowing it in rainy-day funds or using it to cope with higher spending requirements.

I left the pottering Cather to put ship-shape his cabin (as he now called it) for himself––a rainy-day occupation for aliens.

Paul and I had waited for storms to pass over before, and made excellent rainy-day friends.

She must have sold a bond left to her by a friend some years ago, which she called her rainy-day legacy.

There also she placed the very considerable sum of money which she had just won at baccarat, to join the rainy-day fund.

The rainy day I paid out, I was never more miserable in my life than I was after two miles.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rainy day, such as: adversity, bad patch, and trough.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.