heyday heyday  /ˈheɪ ˌdeɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Usage(s):

  1. Today she is only a shadow of what she was in her heyday. It was difficult to get an appointment with her during that time.
  2. In its heyday this studio was a beehive of activity and cars and stars flitted in and out like bees in a beehive.
  3. During their heydays, the Beatles were like a cultural road roller, flattening old beliefs in their wake.

News

  1. Sutherland Hotel makes remarkable comeback as luxury apartments

    In its heyday, the Sutherland Hotel attracted the most talented jazz artists of the era, as performers and patrons.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC 7 Chicago

  2. How BYOD Is Pushing BlackBerry Out

    Last quarter, BlackBerry sales plunged 81 percent to just 0.7 percent of the U.S. market share, down mightily from 2009, when RIM held 20.7 percent of the US smartphone market. RIM is certainly hoping that the late-March release of the Z10 will reverse its fortunes this quarter, but it has a long way to go in reaching the heights of its heyday. The BYOD movement is one big reason why.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. CenturyLinkVoice: How BYOD Is Pushing BlackBerry Out

    Last quarter, BlackBerry sales plunged 81 percent to just 0.7 percent of the U.S. market share, down mightily from 2009, when RIM held 20.7 percent of the US smartphone market. RIM is certainly hoping that the late-March release of the Z10 will reverse its fortunes this quarter, but it has a long way to go in reaching the heights of its heyday. The BYOD movement is one big reason why.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "They're just unbelievably good," said Matt Kenseth, the 2003 champion. "They're as good as any group I've seen, including Jeff in his heyday when he was winning 10 races a year and the championship by over a hundred points."
    on Nov 11, 2007 By: Matt Kenseth Source: SI.com

  2. "Going into any tournament, my goal was to make the cut. Back in my so-called heyday, that was never really an issue," said Calcavecchia, who has won 13 times and pocketed nearly $25 million on the PGA Tour. "It was just how high up I was...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Mark Calcavecchia Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I think people related to him because he was so expressive, there was so much emotion," Albert said. "In his heyday, he really stood out. You knew who he was. Aside from the fact that he was such a good player, there was an identity, a style...
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Marv Albert Source: SI.com

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