Definitions

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

  • noun A day on which work is usually done.
  • noun The part of the day during which one works.
  • adjective Workaday.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A working-day; a week-day.
  • Of or pertaining to a working-day or working-days.

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

  • A day on which work is performed, as distinguished from Sunday, festivals, etc., a working day.

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

  • noun Any of the days of a week on which work is done. The five working days in many countries are usually Monday to Friday (and are defined as such in official and legal usage even though many people work on weekends).
  • noun That part of a day in which work is done.
  • adjective workaday

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

  • noun the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage
  • noun a day on which work is done
  • noun a day on which work is done

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old English weorcdæg; see work, day, and workaday.

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