Tues·​day | \ ˈtüz-(ˌ)dā How to pronounce Tuesday (audio) , ˈtyüz-, -dē \

Definition of Tuesday

: the third day of the week

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Other Words from Tuesday

Tuesdays \ ˈtüz-​(ˌ)dāz How to pronounce Tuesdays (audio) , ˈtyüz-​ , -​dēz \ adverb

Examples of Tuesday in a Sentence

I had lunch with her last Tuesday. I'll be seeing her again next Tuesday. My birthday falls on a Tuesday this year. Next week I'll arrive on Tuesday and leave on Friday. I will arrive on Tuesday morning.
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First Known Use of Tuesday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tuesday

Middle English tiwesday, from Old English tīwesdæg (akin to Old High German zīostag Tuesday), from Old English Tīw Tiu + dæg day — more at deity

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

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Cite this Entry

“Tuesday.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tuesday. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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How to pronounce Tuesday (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Tuesday

: the day of the week between Monday and Wednesday


Tues·​day | \ ˈtüz-dē How to pronounce Tuesday (audio) , ˈtyüz- \

Kids Definition of Tuesday

: the third day of the week

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