Workyday
Workyday Work"y*day`, n. [See {Workday}, {Workingday}.] A week day or working day, as distinguished from Sunday or a holiday. Also used adjectively. [Written also {workiday}, and {workaday}.] [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

Prithee, tell her but a workyday fortune. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • workyday — obs. var. workaday …   Useful english dictionary

  • workaday — Workyday Work y*day , n. [See {Workday}, {Workingday}.] A week day or working day, as distinguished from Sunday or a holiday. Also used adjectively. [Written also {workiday}, and {workaday}.] [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Prithee, tell her but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • workiday — Workyday Work y*day , n. [See {Workday}, {Workingday}.] A week day or working day, as distinguished from Sunday or a holiday. Also used adjectively. [Written also {workiday}, and {workaday}.] [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Prithee, tell her but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • workaday — adjective Etymology: alteration of earlier workyday, from obsolete workyday, noun workday Date: 1554 1. of, relating to, or suited for working days < workaday clothes > 2. ordinary, prosaic < workaday activities > < a workaday life > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • workaday — work|a|day [ˈwə:kədeı US ˈwə:r ] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: workyday (16 19 centuries), from workyday working day (16 19 centuries), from workeday (12 16 centuries), from work + day] ordinary and not interesting = ↑everyday… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Workaday — Work a*day , n. See {Workyday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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