ev·​ery·​day | \ ˈev-rē-ˌdā How to pronounce everyday (audio) , ˌev-re-ˈdā How to pronounce everyday (audio) \

Definition of everyday

: encountered or used routinely or typically : ordinary everyday clothes

Other Words from everyday

everydayness \ ˌev-​rē-​ˈdā-​nəs How to pronounce everyday (audio) \ 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
Recent Examples on the Web Leadership is people-centric: moving forward, it’s about giving your employees autonomy, investing in their mastery, and providing them with purpose in their everyday work. Rodger Dean Duncan, Forbes, 20 May 2022 That includes everyday sneakers, running shoes, workout T-shirts, joggers, and more. Dale Arden Chong, Men's Health, 20 May 2022 In 2004, Dove began running ads for a skin-firming cream that showed everyday women in their underwear. Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, 20 May 2022 Over nearly two years, more than 2,800 everyday Americans helped transcribe 28,000 scanned pages of President Abraham Lincoln’s correspondence, which are now digitally accessible to readers everywhere. Maris Kreizman, Smithsonian Magazine, 19 May 2022 Enlarge / Just a normal, everyday mash-up of WB intellectual property. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 19 May 2022 Choose a comfortable location or setting, such as during an everyday activity. Anchorage Daily News, 19 May 2022 Woolite's neutral formula removes light everyday soils from all fabrics and is a GH Cleaning Lab favorite for cleaning and protecting delicate fabrics and dark colors from the abrasive effects of washing. Carolyn Forté, Good Housekeeping, 18 May 2022 But unbeknownst to anyone, this everyday hero is hiding a chilling secret of her own. Joe Otterson, Variety, 18 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of everyday

1628, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of everyday was in 1628

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22 May 2022

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“Everyday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everyday. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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ev·​ery·​day | \ ˌev-rē-ˌdā How to pronounce everyday (audio) \

Kids Definition of everyday

: used or suitable for every day : ordinary everyday clothing

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