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Sunday

noun Sun·day \ ˈsən-(ˌ)dā , -dē \

Definition of Sunday

:the first day of the week :the Christian analogue of the Jewish Sabbath

Sundays

play \-(ˌ)dāz, -dēz\ adverb

Examples of sunday in a Sentence

  1. She visited me last Sunday.

  2. My birthday falls on a Sunday this year.

  3. Next week I'll arrive on Monday and leave on Sunday.

  4. I will leave on Sunday morning.

Origin and Etymology of sunday

Middle English, from Old English sunnandæg (akin to Old High German sunnūntag), from sunne sun + dæg day


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Sunday

adjective

Definition of Sunday

1 :of, relating to, or associated with Sunday
2
[from the practice of wearing one's best clothes on Sunday to attend church]
:best
  • Sunday suit
3 :amateur
  • Sunday painters

Examples of sunday in a Sentence

  1. a charity auction of works by some of the town's more socially prominent Sunday painters

First Known Use of sunday

14th century


Sunday

biographical name Sun·day \ ˈsən-dē \

Definition of Sunday

William Ashley 1862–1935 Billy Sunday American evangelist


SUNDAY Defined for English Language Learners

Sunday

noun

Definition of Sunday for English Language Learners

  • : the day of the week between Saturday and Monday


SUNDAY Defined for Kids

Sunday

noun Sun·day \ ˈsən-dā , -dē \

Definition of Sunday for Students

:the first day of the week


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