Definition of workaday in English:

workaday

Line breaks: work|aday
Pronunciation: /ˈwəːkədeɪ
 
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adjective

1Not special, unusual, or interesting; ordinary: your humble workaday PC
More example sentences
  • Though in the ordinary, workaday world, you find yourself with not a friend about you, step into the other world, and a universe of friends, this great, glorious brotherhood, will be there for you.
  • The routine, workaday books that keep rolling off printing machines and that one lives and works with today share very little of that quality, or that sensibility.
  • But they are vastly outnumbered by packs of a more workaday character.
Synonyms
ordinary, average, run-of-the-mill, middle-of-the-road, mainstream, conventional, unremarkable, unexceptional, unpretentious, plain, simple, undistinguished, nondescript, characterless, colourless, commonplace, humdrum, mundane, unmemorable, unspectacular, pedestrian, prosaic; routine, everyday, day-to-day, quotidian; North Americangarden-variety
informal bog-standard, vanilla, plain vanilla, nothing to write home about, a dime a dozen
British informal common or garden, two a penny
North American informal ornery
2Relating to work or one’s job: the workaday world of timecards and performance reviews
More example sentences
  • The question is whether we can find secreted in the language of a particular text the bustling, workaday life of the common people.
  • Peering into their world was a welcome counterpoint to the workaday routine of her own life.
  • The farmer performs workaday human movement: plain, uneventful, and unaccountably touching.

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