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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

every +‎ day

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

everyday (not comparable)

  1. appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions
  2. commonplace, ordinary
    • 2010, Malcolm Knox, The Monthly, April 2010, Issue 55, The Monthly Ptd Ltd, page 42:
      Although it is an everyday virus, there is something about influenza that inspires awe.

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AdverbEdit

everyday

  1. Misspelling of every day.

Usage notesEdit

When describing the frequency of an action denoted by a verb, it is considered correct to separate the individual words: every hour, every day, every week, etc.

Influenza is considered an everyday virus because it infects people every day.

NounEdit

everyday (uncountable)

  1. (rare) the ordinary or routine day or occasion