Friday

noun
Fri·​day | \ ˈfrī-(ˌ)dā How to pronounce Friday (audio) , -dē How to pronounce Friday (audio) \

Definition of Friday

: the sixth day of the week

Other Words from Friday

Fridays \ ˈfrī-​(ˌ)dāz How to pronounce Friday (audio) , -​dēz \ adverb

Examples of Friday in a Sentence

She was here last Friday. My birthday falls on a Friday this year. I'll arrive on Monday and leave on Friday.

First Known Use of Friday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Friday

Middle English, from Old English frīgedæg (akin to Old High German frīatag Friday), from *Frīg Frigga + dæg day, prehistoric translation of Latin dies Veneris Venus' day

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“Friday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Friday. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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Friday

noun
Fri·​day | \ ˈfrī-ˌdā How to pronounce Friday (audio) , ˈfrī-dē \

Kids Definition of Friday

: the sixth day of the week

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