See also: all-day and Allday

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all day (not comparable)

  1. For the period of an entire day, or at least during all the daytime of a day.
    Coordinate term: all night
    We walked all day.
    • 1802, Robert Southey, The Inchcape Rock[1]:
      So thick a haze o’erspreads the sky,
      They cannot see the sun on high:
      The wind hath blown a gale all day;
      At evening it hath died away.
  2. (figuratively) Easily; handily; in spades; by far.
    Well, for twenty quid we're having it — it's worth that all day long.

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