Father’s Day

the third Sunday in June, when it is traditional for people to give cards and sometimes presents to their fathers. In Britain it is not regarded as important as Mother’s Day(1), and many British people ignore the tradition, which began in America in the 20th century.

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  • Father's Day — 1910, begun in Spokane, Washington, U.S., but not widespread until 1943; an imitation of Mother s Day …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Father's Day — noun US: third Sunday in June • Hypernyms: ↑day • Part Holonyms: ↑June * * * noun, pl ⋯ Days [count, noncount] : the third Sunday in June treated as a special day for honoring fathers * * * ˈFather s Day [Father s Day] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Father's Day — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Father s Day : singular Father s Day plural Father s Days a special Sunday in June when people give a card or present to their father …   English dictionary

  • Father's Day — {n.} The third Sunday in June set aside especially to honor fathers whether living or dead. * /The children gave nice presents to their father on Father s Day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Father's Day — {n.} The third Sunday in June set aside especially to honor fathers whether living or dead. * /The children gave nice presents to their father on Father s Day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Father's\ Day — noun the third Sunday in June set aside especially to honor fathers whether living or dead. The children gave nice presents to their father on Father s Day …   Словарь американских идиом

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