field daynoun [ C ]uk /ˈfiːld ˌdeɪ/ us /ˈfiːld ˌdeɪ/
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- And by now the School had begun to suspect that the field days were conducted mainly to satisfy Rogers's inordinate conceit.
- But my running, on which I prided myself most—I entered for the two-mile, one field day, and won only third place.
- Having gained intelligence of an approaching field day, we prepared a strong solution of gum, with which we varnished the bottom of a leather chair upon which he sat in the school.