- Friday is defined as the day before the weekend, or the sixth day of the week.
An example of Friday is the superstitious day, Friday the 13th.
Friday the thirteenth.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- the sixth day of the week: abbrev. Fri or F
Origin: after the devoted servant of Robinson Crusoea faithful follower or efficient helperusually man (or girl) Friday
Origin: Middle English fridai ; from Old English frigedæg, literally , day of the goddess Frigg, akin to German Freitag, Dutch Vrijdag, Swedish Fredag: translated, translation of Late Latin Veneris dies (Fr vendredi), Venus' day
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noun Abbr. Fri. or Fr. or F
Origin: Middle English Fridai, from Old English Frīgedǽg; see prī- in Indo-European roots.
- Friˈdays adverb
Friday - Cultural Definition
A native character in Robinson Crusoe, so named because Crusoe found him on a Friday. Friday places himself in service to Crusoe and helps him survive.
- Figuratively, a “man Friday” or “girl Friday” is a valued helper.