Definition of workday
1 : a day on which work is performed as distinguished from a day off
2 : the period of time in a day during which work is performed
Examples of workday in a Sentence
On workdays I usually wake up at six o'clock.
Recent Examples of workday from the Web
As night falls over 1 Bryant Park, the gleaming office tower at 42nd Street and Avenue of the Americas in New York City, employees shut down their computers, grab their cellphones and flood out of the building as the workday ends.
A less generous person would look at that as a solid month of workdays that was squandered instead of moving forward on legislation.
Tech wizards (and normal people) use small doses to boost productivity throughout their workdays, a practice commonly called microdosing.
When the IBMers on the East Coast are settling in to watch The Apprentice, Beijing is already beginning the next workday.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of workday
before 12th century
WORKDAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of workday for English Language Learners
: a day on which you work at a job
: the period of time in a day during which you work at a job
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