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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The Vintage Ferraris That Run in the Family Three classic Italian sports cars have been an everyday part of a Colorado clan for over 40 years. A.j. Baime, WSJ, "The Corvette Expert’s Corvette," 15 Jan. 2019 In this contentious political landscape, even our everyday fashion choices are open to scrutiny. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Am I the Only One Who Feels Guilty About Wearing Vintage Fur?," 15 Jan. 2019 Awkward loops and unreliable magnetic connections are no match for the jumble of the everyday backpack or bag. Melissa Riofrio, PCWorld, "Dell's Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 Black Edition laptops save you from lost pens and hot panels," 8 Jan. 2019 For the everyday man, the power and privilege come out in the persistent denial of women’s experiences. Anna North, Vox, "Women made historic gains in 2018. But in so many ways, it was still the Year of the Man.," 27 Dec. 2018 The ones that became part of our everyday vocabulary? Verge Staff, The Verge, "The best memes of 2018, according to The Verge staff," 27 Dec. 2018 The Freedom-class littoral combat ships use two Colt Pielstick engines for everyday propulsion, but also run a pair of Rolls-Royce MT 30 gas turbines for high speed sprinting. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Two Years After Breakdown, This Littoral Combat Ship is Back in the Fleet," 18 Dec. 2018 Spend the weekend with natural beauty brand Naturopathica founder Barbara Close to learn more about how diet, restorative yoga, herbal remedies and mind-body practices can improve everyday health. Micaela English, Town & Country, "8 Wellness Retreats To Reset Your Body And Mind," 17 Dec. 2018 But as the story unfolds, a mystery seems to emerge almost imperceptibly from the family’s everyday interactions, and the movie eventually becomes something unexpected, surprising, and haunting. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "The 21 best movies of 2018," 14 Dec. 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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