- occurring each day; daily: day-to-day chores; day-to-day worries.
- concerned only with immediate needs or desires without preparation for the future.
Origin of day-to-day
- routine; everydayday-to-day chores
Idioms and Phrases with day to day
day to day
Also, from day to day.
Continuously, without interruption, on a daily basis. For example, Running this office day to day is not an easy task. [Late 1800s]
live from day to day. Be interested only in immediate concerns, without thought for the future. For example, Jean lives from day to day, planning nothing in advance. Also see live for the moment.