Sat·​ur·​day | \ ˈsa-tər-(ˌ)dā How to pronounce Saturday (audio) , -dē \

Definition of Saturday

: the seventh day of the week

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Saturdays \ ˈsa-​tər-​(ˌ)dāz How to pronounce Saturdays (audio) , -​dēz \ adverb

Examples of Saturday in a Sentence

He will arrive next Saturday. His birthday falls on a Saturday this year.

First Known Use of Saturday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Saturday

Middle English saterday, from Old English sæterndæg (akin to Old Frisian sāterdei), from Latin Saturnus Saturn + Old English dæg day

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The first known use of Saturday was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Saturday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of Saturday

: the day of the week between Friday and Sunday


Sat·​ur·​day | \ ˈsa-tər-dē How to pronounce Saturday (audio) \

Kids Definition of Saturday

: the seventh day of the week

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