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Definition of "everyday" []

  • Appropriate for ordinary days or routine occasions: a suit for everyday wear. (adjective)
  • Commonplace; ordinary: everyday worries. (adjective)
  • The ordinary or routine day or occasion: "It was not an isolated, violent episode. It had become part of the everyday” ( Sherry Turkle). (noun)

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 "everyday" in a sentence
  • "He changed his name everyday, which did not bother her much."
  • "Some are what we call everyday heroes -- everyday superheroes -- regular citizens thrust into moments of great valor."
  • "Useful and what we call everyday knowledge had the most of his just praise."