everyday

[ adjective ev-ree-dey; noun ev-ree-dey ]SEE DEFINITION OF everyday
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Nay, my dears, why blush at being detected in your everyday pursuits?

Your experience of the everyday language of the common people may be that it is not poetical.

When I use the word simplicity, I allude, of course, to everyday cooking.

But in everyday life in what an uncompromising way they oppose each other!

Everyday influences, even the smallest and most dissimulated, are often the most efficacious.

The latter's greeting had been so casual and everyday that he took courage.

He returned the greeting as casually as if the latter had been an everyday citizen.

He hardly ever writes about everyday people like the ones in Bayport.

The substitute was her everyday sun-bonnet, which had been lying on the floor by the press.

But with regard to everyday occurrences a study of physics is necessary.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "a week day" (n.); 1630s, "worn on ordinary days" (adj.), as opposed to Sundays or high days, from every + day; extended sense of "to be met with every day, common" is from 1763.

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