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.
Origin of daily
Related Words for dailiestabloid, publication, review, annals, account, daily, note, magazine, paper, diary, periodical, gazette, newspaper, almanac, calendar, memoir, monthly, weekly, pamphlet, booklet
Examples from the Web for dailies
Contemporary Examples of 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’
March 24, 2014
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
March 8, 2014
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
November 22, 2013
On February 26, 1998, journalists from London's dailies were invited to a press conference at the Royal Free Hospital.The Vaccine-Autism Fraud's Surprising History
January 13, 2011
As I was watching the dailies, he was delivering on every level.Is Star Trek Now Cool?
May 7, 2009
Historical Examples of dailies
George, the waiter, brought two of the London dailies to our room each day.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
In this way, we were enabled to see most of the dailies published.Daring and Suffering:
And no wonder, for he represented one of the most important of the London “dailies.”Pickwickian Studies
Like the other dailies of the city it has abandoned the weekly field.History of Linn County Iowa
Luther A. Brewer
His name was mentioned in the Denver dailies, and his picture was in the county paper.Justin Wingate, Ranchman
John H. Whitson
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.