Meaning of rest day in English:

rest day


  • A day spent in rest, especially as an interlude between periods of activity.

    ‘both matches resume tomorrow after a rest day today’
    • ‘Today is a rest day on the trade show here, when the delegates can either go on an organised tour, or can do their own thing.’
    • ‘The team got up to Camp II yesterday and will be taking a rest day today.’
    • ‘And, we are taking a rest day today, we are not going to move to high camp.’
    • ‘The Springboks held a close practice session yesterday afternoon at Kings Park and both sides will have further sessions on the training grounds today with tomorrow as a rest day.’
    • ‘Everybody's a little worn out, but they're doing fine. We're going to have a rest day after tomorrow and hopefully the weather will hold out and we go to the summit soon.’
    • ‘After a rest day tomorrow, India will take on archrivals Pakistan while Germany, the fourth team in the fray, play Holland on Tuesday.’
    • ‘Tomorrow is a rest day for the peloton, so the race resumes on Wednesday.’
    • ‘This evening we'll fly to Grenoble, tomorrow is a rest day, with just a little bit of training on the menu.’
    • ‘And some of the squad took their rest day in York yesterday before returning to training today.’
    • ‘Tuesday was just the first of five exhausting mountain stages in six days, with the worst of the Pyrenees to look forward to after today's rest day.’
    • ‘Today's rest day on the Mediterranean coast will be even more welcome than usual.’
    • ‘Racers had a rest day yesterday before racing resumes today with a 153.5km stage from Narbonne to Toulouse.’
    • ‘After a rest day on Wednesday they resume against the Channel Islands on Thursday and meet defending champions Ireland in their concluding game on Friday.’
    • ‘Chris was travelling in a hire care with a friend on a rest day between football matches, when it spun out of control and crashed.’
    • ‘The rule people trot out is to do about 300 metres a day once you're above 3000 metres and to have a rest day every third day.’