Sunday

  • 21Sunday — n. & adv. n. 1 the first day of the week, a Christian holiday and day of worship. 2 a newspaper published on a Sunday. adv. colloq. 1 on Sunday. 2 (Sundays) on Sunday; each Sunday. Phrases and idioms: Sunday best joc. a person s best clothes,… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 22Sunday */*/*/ — UK [ˈsʌndeɪ] / US [ˈsʌnˌdeɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Sunday : singular Sunday plural Sundays the day after Saturday and before Monday, usually considered to be the first day of the week in the US and the last day of the week in… …

    English dictionary

  • 23Sunday — Sun|day [ sʌn,deı ] noun count or uncount *** the day after Saturday and before Monday, usually considered to be the first day of the week in the U.S. and the last day of the week in the U.K.. In Western countries, most people do not work on… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 24Sunday — La palabra inglesa Sunday (Domingo en español) puede referirse también a: Prensa y revistas The Sunday Times, un periódico británico fundado en 1821; Sunday Comics, una revista española sobre estudio e investigación de la historieta editada entre …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 25Sunday — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sunnandæg (akin to Old High German sunnūntag), from sunne sun + dæg day Date: before 12th century the first day of the week ; the Christian analogue of the Jewish Sabbath • Sundays adverb II.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 26Sunday — Sun·day || sÊŒndɪ n. family name; female first name adj. of or pertaining to Sunday; taking place mainly on Sunday; used maily on Sunday or on holidays (e.g.: These are my Sunday clothes ) n. first day of the week; Sabbath day of many… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 27Sunday*/*/*/ — [ˈsʌndeɪ] noun [C/U] the day after Saturday and before Monday Our next meeting is on a Sunday.[/ex] I m going to visit my parents next Sunday.[/ex] Are you doing anything nice on Sunday?[/ex] We usually go to church on Sundays (= every… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 28Sunday — /ˈsʌndeɪ / (say sunday), / di/ (say dee) noun 1. the first day of the week, the day of worship for most Christian denominations, observed in commemoration of the resurrection of Christ. –adjective 2. of, relating to, occurring on, or suitable for …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 29Sunday — The first day of the week. 50 Am J1st Sun & H § 2. A holy day set apart as the Christian Sabbath, the observance of which as a day of rest is generally provided for by statute. The seventh day of the Jewish week. 50 Am J1st Sun & H § 2. A… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 30Sunday — [[t]sʌ̱ndeɪ, di[/t]] ♦ Sundays N VAR Sunday is the day after Saturday and before Monday. I thought we might go for a drive on Sunday... Naomi used to go to church in Granville every Sunday …

    English dictionary

  • 31Sunday — I Sun•day [[t]ˈsʌn deɪ, di[/t]] n. 1) the first day of the week, observed as the Sabbath by most Christian denominations 2) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Sunday 3) used, done, taking place, or being as indicated only on or as if on… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 32Sunday — For Christians, the first day of the week. The Greeks and Romans knew of seven planets, and named the days of the week after them: dies solis was one day, as was dies martis, etc. Christians at first used the same names as the Jews, so that the… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 33Sunday — [OE] Sunday is part of the general system of naming days of the week after heavenly bodies inherited by the Germanic peoples from the ancient Mediterranean world. The Romans called the day diēs sōlis ‘day of the sun’, which in translation has… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 34Sunday —    incompetent or amateur    As different from those who perform functions during the week for a living. Thus a Sunday driver may try your patience by dawdling or threaten your life by incompetence.    It can, however, mean no more than doing… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 35Sunday — noun the day of the week before Monday and following Saturday, observed by Christians as a day of rest and religious worship. adverb chiefly N. Amer. on Sunday. ↘(Sundays) on Sundays; each Sunday. Origin OE Sunnandæg day of the sun , translation… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 36Sunday — [OE] Sunday is part of the general system of naming days of the week after heavenly bodies inherited by the Germanic peoples from the ancient Mediterranean world. The Romans called the day diēs sōlis ‘day of the sun’, which in translation has… …

    Word origins

  • 37Sunday — 1. noun /ˈsʌndeɪ,ˈsʌndi/ a) The seventh day of the week in systems using the standard, or the first day of the week in many religious traditions. The Sabbath for most Christians; it follows Saturday and precedes Monday. <!probably just an… …

    Wiktionary

  • 38Sunday — The weekly commemoration of the Resurrection and appearance of the Lord to His disciples afterwards (John. 20:19,26). Constantly it is the first day of every week. Sunday has been kept by Christians since the apostolic era as a day of joyful… …

    Dictionary of church terms

  • 39Sunday — See Sabbath. See Sabbath, Sunday …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 40sunday — Sun·day || sÊŒndɪ v. spend Sunday (e.g.: We sundayed playing golf ) …

    English contemporary dictionary