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

eve′ry·day′ness n.


1. happening each day; daily
2. commonplace or usual; ordinary
3. suitable for or used on ordinary days as distinct from Sundays or special days


(ˈɛv riˌdeɪ; -ˈdeɪ)

1. of or pertaining to every day; daily: an everyday occurrence.
2. of or for ordinary days, as contrasted with Sundays, holidays, or special occasions: everyday clothes.
3. ordinary; commonplace.
eve`ry•day′ness, n.


every day
1. 'everyday'

Everyday is an adjective. You use it to describe something that is normal and not exciting or unusual in any way.

...the everyday problems of living in the city.
Computers are a part of everyday life for most people.
2. 'every day'

Every day is an adverbial phrase. If something happens every day, it happens regularly each day.

Shanti asked the same question every day.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.everyday - found in the ordinary course of eventseveryday - found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
2.everyday - appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions; "casual clothes"; "everyday clothes"
informal - not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends"
3.everyday - commonplace and ordinary; "the familiar everyday world"
familiar - within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences"


1. daily, day-to-day, diurnal, quotidian opportunities for improving fitness in your everyday routine
daily occasional, now and then, irregular, periodic, infrequent


1. Of or suitable for ordinary days or routine occasions:
2. Occurring quite often:
عادي، يَوْمييَوْمِيَّا


[ˈevrɪdeɪ] ADJ [occurrence, experience] → cotidiano; [expression] → corriente; [use] → diario, cotidiano; [shoes, clothes] → de uso diario
for everyday (use)de diario
in everyday usede uso corriente
everyday clothesropa f de diario


[ˈɛvrideɪ] adj
(= usual) [life, routine] → quotidien(ne); [problem] → quotidien(ne)
Murder is an everyday occurrence in this part of town
BUT Il se produit des meurtres tous les jours dans ce quartier.
[expression] → courant(e), d'usage courant
[use] → courant(e)
to be in everyday use → être couramment utilisé(e)
for everyday use → destiné(e) à être utilisé(e) tous les jours
too expensive for everyday use → trop cher pour être utilisé tous les jours


adjalltäglich; realitytäglich; everyday clothesAlltagskleidung f; to be an everyday occurrence(all)täglich vorkommen; for everyday usefür den täglichen Gebrauch; words in everyday useWörter plder Alltagssprache; everyday languageAlltagssprache f; everyday peopleganz normale Menschen; everyday life or livingder Alltag; everyday worldAlltagswelt f


[ˈɛvrɪˌdeɪ] adjquotidiano/a, di ogni giorno; (expression) → di uso corrente; (use, occurrence, experience) → comune; (shoes, clothes) → di tutti i giorni
it is not an everyday event → non capita tutti i giorni


(ˈevri) adjective
1. each one of or all (of a certain number). Every room is painted white; Not every family has a car.
2. each (of an indefinite number or series). Every hour brought the two countries nearer war; He attends to her every need.
3. the most absolute or complete possible. We have every reason to believe that she will get better.
4. used to show repetition after certain intervals of time or space. I go to the supermarket every four or five days; Every second house in the row was bright pink; `Every other day' means èvery two days' or `on alternate days'.
ˈeverybody, ˈeveryone pronoun
every person. Everyone thinks I'm right.
ˈeveryday adjective
1. happening, done used etc daily. her everyday duties.
2. common or usual. an everyday event.
ˈeverything pronoun
all things. Have you everything you want?
ˈeverywhere adverb
(in or to) every place. The flies are everywhere; Everywhere I go, he follows me.
every bit as
just as. You're every bit as clever as he is.
every now and then / every now and again / every so often
occasionally. We get a letter from him every now and then.
every time
1. always; invariably. We use this method every time.
2. whenever. Every time he comes, we quarrel.

everybody, ~everyone are singular: Everybody is (not are) tired / Everyone should buy his own ticket .
see also their.
References in classic literature ?
she cried, and an odd sense of relief came with this, her first bold attempt to face the fear that had be- come a part of her everyday life.
Her enthusiasm, and her violent likes and dislikes, asserted themselves in all the everyday occupations of life.
Downers," the men called them; and the packing house had a special elevator upon which they were raised to the killing beds, where the gang proceeded to handle them, with an air of businesslike nonchalance which said plainer than any words that it was a matter of everyday routine.
They were too much hardened by lifelong everyday familiar- ity with slavery to notice that there was anything else in the exhibition that invited comment.
Cathy is a sufficiently good little scholar, for her nine years; her mother taught her Spanish herself, and kept it always fresh upon her ear and her tongue by hardly ever speaking with her in any other tongue; her father was her English teacher, and talked with her in that language almost exclusively; French has been her everyday speech for more than seven years among her playmates here; she has a good working use of governess - German and Italian.
With all her splendid common sense and practical everyday ability, Roxy was a doting fool of a mother.
She said no more, other subjects took their turn; and the rest of the dinner passed away; the dessert succeeded, the children came in, and were talked to and admired amid the usual rate of conversation; a few clever things said, a few downright silly, but by much the larger proportion neither the one nor the othernothing worse than everyday remarks, dull repetitions, old news, and heavy jokes.
Yes,' she answered; 'but he looked better when he was animated; that is his everyday countenance: he wanted spirit in general.
The first great grief which had darkened the sisters' lives had, as it seemed, changed their everyday characters already.
No words can express the secret agony of my soul as I sunk into this companionship; compared these henceforth everyday associates with those of my happier childhood - not to say with Steerforth, Traddles, and the rest of those boys; and felt my hopes of growing up to be a learned and distinguished man, crushed in my bosom.
It is simple everyday truth to say that while your eye is reading this dash,--, a telephone sound can be carried from New York to Chicago.
Last night, before this terrible misfortune in which we are plunged befell us, I saw thee in thy everyday and indoor garments; and now, without having had time to attire thyself, and without my bringing thee any joyful tidings to furnish an occasion for adorning and bedecking thyself, I see thee arrayed in the finest attire it would be in my power to give thee when fortune was most kind to us.

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