What does the word heyday mean?

Usage examples for heyday

  1. If, by straining an extra nerve in the heyday of his powers, a man may ensure to himself some immunity from care in the evening, he is under a solemn obligation to do so. – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  2. " It was the heyday of the Negro. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  3. Here we have the promise of life, that fuller life which men want, 'the life of which our veins are scant, ' even in the fullest tide and heyday of earthly existence. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren