Translation of "holiday" - English-Spanish dictionary

holiday

noun uk /ˈhɒl·ə·deɪ/ us /ˈhɑ·ləˌdeɪ/ UK

A1 US vacation a time when you do not have to go to work or school

vacaciones
the school holidays

A1 UK US vacation a long visit to a place away from where you live, for pleasure

vacaciones
a skiing holiday
Are you going on holiday this year?

a day for celebrating or remembering a special event, especially one on which many people are allowed not to go to work or school

fiesta
the Fourth of July holiday
There are several holidays to celebrate in December.
verb uk /ˈhɒl·ə·deɪ/ us /ˈhɑ·ləˌdeɪ/

UK US vacation to have your holiday somewhere

pasar las vacaciones, veranear
We usually holiday in Spain.

(Translation of “holiday” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

holiday

noun /ˈholədi/

a day when one does not have to work

fiesta, día festivo
Next Monday is a holiday.

(often in plural) a period of time when one does not have to work

vacaciones
The summer holidays will soon be here
We’re going to Sweden for our holiday(s)
I’m taking two weeks’ holiday in June
(also adjective) holiday clothes.
holidaymaker noun

a person who has gone eg to the seaside for a holiday

veraneante
This small coastal village is very popular with holidaymakers.
on holiday

not working; having a holiday

de vacaciones
Mr Smith has gone on holiday
She is on holiday in France.

(Translation of “holiday” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)