everyday

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

every +‎ day

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

everyday (not comparable)

  1. appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions
  2. commonplace, ordinary
    • 2010, Malcolm Knox, The Monthly, April 2010, Issue 55, The Monthly Ptd Ltd, page 42:
      Although it is an everyday virus, there is something about influenza that inspires awe.

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Translations[edit]

Adverb[edit]

everyday

  1. Misspelling of every day.

Usage notes[edit]

When describing the frequency of an event, it is considered correct to separate the individual words: every hour, every day, every week, etc.

Noun[edit]

everyday (uncountable)

  1. (rare) the ordinary or routine day or occasion