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Definition of "workaday" []

  • Relating to or suited for working days; everyday. (adjective)
  • Mundane; commonplace: "the practical, workaday world, of ... ordinary undistinguished things” ( Lionel Trilling). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "workaday" in a sentence
  • "Her mostly flat set, with its isolated boxy units, is supposed to suggest jewel boxes but more closely recalls workaday storage units."
  • "Reliable as a fine Swiss watch, the St. Gallen, Switzerland-based house can always be counted on to deliver the kind of workaday staples professional women crave, and Sunday's clean-lined collection was no exception."
  • "Whilst there is no such thing as routine access to space Soyuz launches have a "workaday" feel to them rather than the high drama of a shuttle launch followed by a "workaday" inspection of the TPS!"