[ wur-king-dey ]
/ ˈwɜr kɪŋˌdeɪ /


workaday; everyday.

Origin of working-day

First recorded in 1470–80

Definition for working-day (2 of 2)

working day


the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage.
a day ordinarily given to working (distinguished from holiday).
the daily period of hours for working.

Origin of working day

First recorded in 1525–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for working-day

working day

esp US workday


a day on which work is done, esp for an agreed or stipulated number of hours in return for a salary or wage
the part of the day allocated to worka seven-hour working day
(often plural) commerce any day of the week except Sunday, public holidays, and, in some cases, Saturday
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