from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The fourth day of the week.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The fourth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the third day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Tuesday and precedes Thursday.
- adv. on Wednesday
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fourth day of the week; the day next after Tuesday. Abbreviated W., Wed. See week
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the fourth day of the week; the third working day
The word "Wednesday" comes from a Latin word meaning "it's the middle of the week and you must find anything to get through work without committing hara-kiri," which is itself a Japanese word meaning "convoluted etymology joke."
"I was watching the show last year and it didn't even cross my mind that this could even happen," McCreery told reporters backstage hours after winning the title Wednesday night.
Mr. Obama used the phrase Wednesday when he called for an end to a variety of provisions that lower the taxes paid by "millionaires and billionaires," such as hedge-fund managers, corporate jet owners, and oil and gas companies—provisions Democrats believe will be hard politically for Republicans to defend.
But Groupon's chief executive defended the term Wednesday.
But working for the enigmatic Wednesday is not without its price, and Shadow soon learns that his role in Wednesday's schemes will be far more dangerous than he ever could have imagined.
They were screaming his name Wednesday at Firestone Country Club, and the more he signed, the more they screamed.
That was the word Wednesday after the City Plan Commission turned down the $58 million project being pursued by Highwoods Properties, the Plaza's owner.
Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steven Anderson told The Associated Press an officer stopped a rental vehicle for not having a tag Wednesday night and asked the driver for his license.
Partner beware was the watchword Wednesday in a note to clients by the Eurasia Group, another risk analysis organization.
The Scottish power will win the title Wednesday if its Glasgow rival loses to Hearts.