[adjective ev-ree-dey; noun ev-ree-dey] /adjective ˈɛv riˌdeɪ; noun ˈɛv riˈdeɪ/
of or relating to every day; daily:
an everyday occurrence.
of or for ordinary days, as contrasted with Sundays, holidays, or special occasions:
such as is met with every day; ordinary; commonplace:
a placid, everyday scene.
the routine or ordinary day or occasion:
We use inexpensive plates for everyday.
happening each day; daily
commonplace or usual; ordinary
suitable for or used on ordinary days as distinct from Sundays or special days
late 14c., “a week day” (n.); 1630s, “worn on ordinary days” (adj.), as opposed to Sundays or high days, from every + day; extended sense of “to be met with every day, common” is from 1763.
- Every dog has his day
Even the lowest of us enjoys a moment of glory.
- Every dog has its day
Even the lowliest will sometimes come to the fore, as in They may not listen to me now, but just wait, every dog has its day. This proverbial saying alludes to the lowly status dogs once held. [ Mid-1500s ] Also see: had its day
- Every last one
see: each and every
[ev-ree-hou] /ˈɛv riˌhaʊ/ adverb, Archaic. 1. in all ways; in manner.