everyday

adjective
ev·​ery·​day | \ˈev-rē-ˌdā, ˌev-re-ˈdā \

Definition of everyday 

: encountered or used routinely or typically : ordinary everyday clothes

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Other Words from everyday

everydayness \ ˌev-​rē-​ˈdā-​nəs \ noun

Examples of everyday in a Sentence

Don't let the problems of everyday life get you down. we're just an everyday family, with a dog and a cat and bills to pay

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Under the right circumstances, a 50-mm lens does create a perspectival relationship that, more or less, approximates the ways the majority of people see their everyday world. Allain Daigle, The Atlantic, "How the 50-mm Lens Became ‘Normal’," 13 May 2018 The show at Krull will feature an array of everyday objects that reference the artist’s own life: paper dresses that serve as a nod to an uncle’s downtown L.A. dress shop and jackets that refer to her lesbian and feminist heroes. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices. Community Report, Houston Chronicle, "Dollar General now open in Tarkington," 5 July 2018 For five years, its oyster bar, delicate fish dishes, absinthe happy hour and refined ambiance were admired by both critics and everyday diners. Jennifer Mcclellan, azcentral, "Most shocking restaurant closings of the year in Phoenix ... so far," 5 July 2018 At the same time, cultural history — an interest in the everyday lives of people in the past — began to supplant the idea of a grand narrative. Amy Crawford, BostonGlobe.com, "Why is history always about humans?," 13 July 2018 Since late March, 321 LAUNCH has been giving users an opportunity to bring rocket launches into their everyday life. Staff, USA TODAY, "USA TODAY Adds Augmented Reality to Mobile App," 13 July 2018 In its day, the civil rights publication La Raza, which was based in Lincoln Heights, served as a bible for the Chicano movement, covering protest, policy and everyday life for the Mexican American communities of Los Angeles. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with two local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives. Arizona Republic, azcentral, "Poetry spot: 'the disappeared' by Mary Hope Lee," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of everyday

1628, in the meaning defined above

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everyday

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of everyday

: used or seen every day : suitable for every day

everyday

adjective
ev·​ery·​day | \ˌev-rē-ˌdā \

Kids Definition of everyday

: used or suitable for every day : ordinary everyday clothing

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