Sundays

[ suhn-deyz, -deez ]
/ ˈsʌn deɪz, -diz /

adverb

on Sundays.

Definition for sundays (2 of 3)

Sunday

1
[ suhn-dey, -dee ]
/ ˈsʌn deɪ, -di /

noun

the first day of the week, observed as the Sabbath by most Christian sects.

adjective

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.

Origin of Sunday

1
before 900; Middle English sun(nen)day, Old English sunnandæg, translation of Latin diēs sōlis, itself translation of Greek hēméra hēlíou day of the sun; cognate with German Sonntag

Related forms

Sun·day·like, adjective

Definition for sundays (3 of 3)

Sunday

2
[ suhn-dey, -dee ]
/ ˈsʌn deɪ, -di /

noun

William Ashley [ash-lee] /ˈæʃ li/, Billy Sunday, 1862–1935, U.S. evangelist.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for sundays

Sunday

/ (ˈsʌndɪ, -deɪ) /

noun

the first day of the week and the Christian day of worship

Word Origin for Sunday

Old English sunnandæg, translation of Latin diēs sōlis day of the sun, translation of Greek hēmera hēliou; related to Old Norse sunnu dagr, German Sonntag
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Idioms and Phrases with sundays

Sunday


In addition to the idiom beginning with Sunday

  • Sunday best

also see:

  • month of Sundays
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