everyday etymology

English word everyday comes from English every, English day

Detailed word origin of everyday

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
every English (eng) All of a countable group, without exception.. Used with ordinal numbers to denote those items whose position is divisible by the corresponding cardinal number, or a portion of equal size to that set.
day English (eng) (US, meteorology) A 24-hour period beginning at 6am or sunrise.. (astronomy) Rotational period of a planet (especially Earth).. A period from midnight to the following midnight.. A period of contention of a day or less.. A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.. Any period of 24 hours.. Part of a day period [...]
everyday English (eng) (rare) the ordinary or routine day or occasion Appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions. Commonplace, ordinary.