the day the eagle flies

the day the eagle flies

Payday. The phrase refers to US currency, which bears the image of a bald eagle. Primarily heard in US. Next Friday is the day the eagle flies, so let's go out to dinner then—I'm just broke right now.
See also: eagle, flies
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

day the eagle flies

verb
See also: eagle, flies
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See also: