- a day on which work is done; working day.
- the part of a day during which one works.
- the length of time during a day on which one works: a seven-hour workday.
Origin of workday
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Examples from the Web for workday
They also allow us to return to the workday hubbub with more than bragging rights.Life’s Essentials: Serious Work, Serious Fun.
July 21, 2014
And, in the way of roommates, they generally socialize at the end of the workday.There’s No Cold War in Space for Astronauts and Cosmonauts
March 21, 2014
During a single four-hour workday last week, a Mecklenburg County grand jury heard 276 cases and handed down 276 indictments.The Grand Jury Voting on One Case Every 52 Seconds
February 5, 2014
They held the show in, of all places, Midtown—in a sleek office building in the middle of the workday lunchtime crush.Proenza Schouler Spring/Summer 2014: Serenity Now
September 11, 2013
But they numbered just two dozen in all and barely disturbed the workday bustle of the national capital.Coming Clean on the Dirty War: José Efraín Rios Montt Goes to Trial
March 29, 2013
It was Oliva's bedroom, and her workday hat and coat were lying on the bed.The Green Rust
The workday aspect of the world is always with us and oppresses us.
Some way behind these came a man in workday clothes, riding one of those old-fashioned tricycles with a small front wheel.The War of the Worlds
H. G. Wells
One furred through, another but faced; one for the workday, another for the holiday.The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed.
(a) By shortening the workday in keeping with the increased productiveness of machinery.Twentieth Century Socialism
- the usual US term for working day
- another word for workaday
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