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 In 2019, Texas Republicans largely put aside their preoccupations with social wedge issues and actually addressed the everyday needs of their constituents. Gilbert Garcia, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Nov. 2021 Add to your rotation of everyday basics with Everlane's Black Friday Sale. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 26 Nov. 2021 Many are associated with particular holidays such as Challah, Matzo Farfel Kugel, Hamantaschen and Macaroons, others with everyday eating, like Bourekas, Deli-Style No-Knead Rye Bread and Black-and-White Cookies and Knishes. Los Angeles Times, 26 Nov. 2021 Amazon's Black Friday fashion sale is a great time to stock up on everyday basics for less. Eden Lichterman, PEOPLE.com, 26 Nov. 2021 This is our favorite everyday camera backpack, as seen in our guide to the Best Camera Bags. Matt Jancer, Wired, 26 Nov. 2021 Fur’s oil is designed to eliminate and prevent ingrowns, while the Grown Alchemist Body Cleanser makes for an excellent everyday body wash. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 26 Nov. 2021 That could in turn make the foldable market more appealing to everyday consumers. Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 25 Nov. 2021 Wear it as your everyday scent or keep it for special occasions. Bre Richey, chicagotribune.com, 25 Nov. 2021

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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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“Everyday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everyday. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of everyday

: used or seen every day : suitable for every day


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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