noun, plural dai·lies.
- a nonresident servant who comes to work every day; a permanently employed servant who sleeps out.
- a person employed to do cleaning or other household work by the day.
- daily double,
- daily dozen,
Origin of daily
Examples from the Web for dailies
We shot the scene and then three of us went through the dailies.How Hollywood’s Most Realistic Sex Scenes Were Made: ‘Don’t Look Now’ to ‘Nymphomaniac’|Marlow Stern|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was frantic back when 12 dailies hit the New York streets with half a dozen editions each.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They found out things that I and certain other reporters had already broken in the dailies here.Hugh Aynesworth Has Spent His Career Debunking JFK Conspiracy Theories|Malcolm Jones|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On February 26, 1998, journalists from London's dailies were invited to a press conference at the Royal Free Hospital.
As I was watching the dailies, he was delivering on every level.
High above the heads of the rest of the dailies stood the Great Thunderer, as it was called.The Life of a Celebrated Buccaneer|Richard Clynton
In 1880 there were six banks and nineteen newspaperssix of which were dailies.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, February 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
So he told Carrie he would be up in a few moments, and went to secure and scan the dailies.Sister Carrie|Theodore Dreiser
I was a correspondent for several years for one of the dailies.The Yellow House|E. Phillips Oppenheim
I challenge you to produce anything approaching that from all your boasted London dailies.
noun plural -lies
Word Origin for daily
Old English dæglic (see day). This form is known from compounds: twadæglic "happening once in two days," þreodæglic "happening once in three days;" the more usual Old English word was dæghwamlic, also dægehwelc. Cognate with German täglich.