ev·​ery·​day ˈev-rē-ˌdā How to pronounce everyday (audio) ˌev-re-ˈdā How to pronounce everyday (audio)
: encountered or used routinely or typically : ordinary
everyday clothes
everydayness 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 Unfortunately, the card doesn’t offer bonus rewards on everyday spending. Ben Luthi, wsj.com, 23 Sep. 2023 The retailer may already be your go-to for everyday essentials like Amazon leggings and sports bras, but with brands like Good American and Levi’s in the mix, some of its best-selling products on Amazon are definitely in the denim aisle. Nykia Spradley, Glamour, 21 Sep. 2023 Performance was slow when running through some everyday tasks like web browsing and took embarrassingly long to switch between display orientations. Jess Weatherbed, The Verge, 21 Sep. 2023 Raban’s father censored himself for security reasons and to avoid worrying Monica, putting aside the horror of the war in favor of the everyday Britishness of an officer’s life. Mary Ann Gwinn, Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2023 It can also be worn on its own, supplying you with breathable warmth during your everyday commute. Todd Plummer, Robb Report, 19 Sep. 2023 The clothes and jewelry are unique, beautifully made, and memorable to wear for everything from everyday errands to special events. Carly Totten, Southern Living, 19 Sep. 2023 Within a year or two, the hope is that these AI agents will routinely help people accomplish everyday chores. WIRED, 19 Sep. 2023 This is a positive way to keep the climate conversation open for more questions, and also provides positive climate solutions as part of your family's everyday lives. Mia Taylor, Parents, 19 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1628, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of everyday was in 1628

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“Everyday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everyday. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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ev·​ery·​day ˌev-rē-ˌdā How to pronounce everyday (audio)
: used, suitable for, or seen every day : ordinary
everyday clothes

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