[ adjective ev-ree-dey; noun ev-ree-dey ]
/ adjective ˈɛv riˌdeɪ; noun ˈɛv riˈdeɪ /


of or relating to every day; daily: an everyday occurrence.
of or for ordinary days, as contrasted with Sundays, holidays, or special occasions: everyday clothes.
such as is met with every day; ordinary; commonplace: a placid, everyday scene.


the routine or ordinary day or occasion: We use inexpensive plates for everyday.


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Origin of everyday

First recorded in 1325–75, everyday is from the Middle English word everydayes. See every, day


eve·ry·day·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for everyday

/ (ˈɛvrɪˌdeɪ) /


happening each day; daily
commonplace or usual; ordinary
suitable for or used on ordinary days as distinct from Sundays or special days
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