from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Appropriate for ordinary days or routine occasions.
  • adjective Commonplace; ordinary.
  • noun The ordinary or routine day or occasion.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to daily or common life or occasions; used or occurring habitually; suitable for or that may be seen every day; common; usual; as, every-day clothing or employments; an every-day event or scene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Used or fit for every day; common; usual.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions
  • adjective commonplace, ordinary
  • adverb Common misspelling of every day.
  • noun rare the ordinary or routine day or occasion

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective found in the ordinary course of events
  • adjective commonplace and ordinary
  • adjective appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions


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