Feierabend

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feier (celebration) +‎ Abend (evening). Originally related to Vorabend, meaning "evening before", it took on its current meaning in the 16th century.

Noun[edit]

Feierabend m (genitive Feierabends, plural Feierabende)

  1. (obsolete) The evening before a holiday.
  2. Quitting time, hometime; the workday's end and the evening following it, used for relaxation or leisure.
    Jetzt machen wir Feierabend!

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