Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “workaday”

workaday

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈwɜː.kə.deɪ/ us    /ˈwɝː-/
ordinary; not unusual: Compared to the extravagance and glamour of last winter's clothes, this season's collection look simple, almost workaday. an escape from the workaday worldPlain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of workaday from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of workaday?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “workaday”

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More