[ dey-lee ]
/ ˈdeɪ li /
of, done, occurring, or issued each day or each weekday: daily attendance; a daily newspaper.
computed or measured by the day: daily quota; a daily wage.
noun, plural dai·lies.
a newspaper appearing each day or each weekday.
dailies, Movies. a series of hastily printed shots from the previous day's shooting, selected by the director to be viewed for possible inclusion in the final version of the film; rushes.
- 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.
every day; day by day: She phoned the hospital daily.
Related formsdai·li·ness, noun
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And the tired car settles down to apathy, for, after all, the incident is in its essence part of the dailiness of New York.Your United States|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for dailiness
/ (ˈdeɪlɪ) /
of or occurring every day or every weekdaya daily paper
earn one's daily bread to earn one's living
the daily round the usual activities of one's day
noun plural -lies
a daily publication, esp a newspaper
Also called: daily help British another name for a charwoman
Word Origin for daily
Old English dæglīc; see day, -ly 1
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