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workaday

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of workaday

  1. 1 being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events just a workaday guy living a workaday life Synonyms of workaday average, common, commonplace, cut-and-dried (also cut-and-dry), everyday, garden-variety, normal, prosaic, routine, run-of-the-mill, standard, standard-issue, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual, ordinaryWords Related to workaday regular, typical, unextraordinary; familiar, homely, plain, plain-Jane, popular, vulgar; natural; customary, wonted; insignificant, trivial, unimportant; frequent, habitual; expected, predictableNear Antonyms of workaday curious, funny, peculiar, quaint, queer; aberrant, anomalous, atypical, irregular, untypical; rare, recherché, scarce; fantastic (also fantastical), phenomenal; bizarre, far-out, Kafkaesque, outrageous, outré, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, wild; eccentric, idiosyncratic, kooky (also kookie), nonconformist, oddball, offbeat, unconventional, unorthodox; freak, freakish; conspicuous, notable, novel, outstanding, prominent, salient, signal, striking, unexampled, unprecedented; singular, unique, unparalleledAntonyms of workaday abnormal, exceptional, extraordinary, odd, out-of-the-way, strange, unusual

  2. 2 having to do with the practical details of regular life wished that she could afford servants so as not to be bothered with such workaday matters as cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping Synonyms of workaday everyday, nitty-gritty, prosaic, terrestrial, mundaneWords Related to workaday earthly, temporal, worldly; average, common, commonplace, customary, familiar, garden, generic, normal, ordinary, plain, popular, routine, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine (or run-of-mine), standard, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual; frequent, habitual, regular; expected, predictableNear Antonyms of workaday high-minded, lofty, noble, sublime; aberrant, abnormal, atypical; exceptional, extraordinary, freak, peculiar, phenomenal, rare, singular, special, uncommon, uncustomary, unique, unusual, unwonted; bizarre, curious, far-out, funny, odd, outlandish, out-of-the-way, outré, quaint, quirky, remarkable, screwy, strange, weird, wild

  3. 3 not designed to be worn only on special occasions a workaday outfit that I could afford to get dirty Synonyms of workaday everyday, informal, casualWords Related to workaday dégagé, relaxed, sporty; dressed down; shabby, sloppy, slovenly, unkemptNear Antonyms of workaday best, Sunday; dressed up; chic, elegant, fashionable, smart, stylish; neat, tidy, trim; semiformalAntonyms of workaday dressy, formal, noncasual



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