- of or suitable for working days; everyday
- commonplace; ordinary
Origin of workadayMiddle English werkedai from werk, work + -e- (prob. as in sunnedai, Sunday, messeday, “mass day”) + dai, day
- Relating to or suited for working days: “With Monday the week resumed its workaday rhythm” ( F. Scott Fitzgerald )
- Ordinary or commonplace: “the practical, workaday world, of … ordinary undistinguished things” ( Lionel Trilling )
Origin of workadayFrom Middle English werkeday workday werke ( alteration of work ; see work . ) day day ; see day .
(comparative more workaday, superlative most workaday)