- on Sundays.
- the first day of the week, observed as the Sabbath by most Christian sects.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Sunday.
- used, done, taking place, or being as indicated only on or as if on Sundays: a Sunday matinée.
- a month of Sundays, an indeterminately great length of time: She hadn't taken a vacation in a month of Sundays.
Origin of Sunday1
- William Ashley [ash-lee] /ˈæʃ li/, Billy Sunday, 1862–1935, U.S. evangelist.
- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for sundays
Contemporary Examples of sundays
On some Sundays he came to church with only two hours of sleep.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault
December 21, 2014
On the following two Sundays—yes, he was allowed to remain the pastor for two more Sundays!Alabama Church Says HIV-Positive Preacher Slept With Flock
Matthew Paul Turner
October 10, 2014
FXX announced eight-hour themed mini-marathons of the series will broadcast on Sundays leading up to new episodes on Fox.A 200-Hour ‘Simpsons’ Marathon? That’s Unpossible!
July 24, 2014
Almost anything deeply felt is refreshing now, but 700 Sundays is not “anything.”Comedy Is His Calling: The Brilliance of Billy Crystal
April 18, 2014
Members of Sanjiang's congregation said that, under Chinese law, they were only allowed to worship on Sundays.Christians Form Human Shield Around Church in China's 'Jerusalem'
April 6, 2014
Historical Examples of sundays
On most Sundays doth he preach here in the nave to all sorts of folk.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
He had come three Sundays now, four perhaps; she had lost count.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
Alike on week-days and Sundays the current of life flows smoothly.
My host told me that his animals were never worked on Sundays.
Four Sundays I followed them out, and this is all I ever heard or saw them say.The Uncommercial Traveller
- the first day of the week and the Christian day of worship
Word Origin for Sunday
A West Germanic loan-translation of Latin dies solis "day of the sun," which is itself a loan-translation of Greek hemera heliou. Cf. Old Norse sunnundagr, German Sonntag "Sunday." Like other weekday names, not regularly capitalized until 17c. Sunday school dates from 1783 (originally for secular instruction); Sunday clothes is from 1640s. Sunday driver is from 1925.
In addition to the idiom beginning with Sunday
- Sunday best
- month of Sundays