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addaword.gifdefinition of readathon

noun
(also read-a-thon)
reading for a long time
Yesterday I did my own personal readathon. All I did was read, something I haven't allowed myself to do for quite a while ... | Through the Read-A-Thon, children experience the joy of reading and the pride of community service by raising money to put new books into the hands of children who need them most.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/03/2010 12:01:00
Definition of readathon from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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