Pronunciation Adjective

daily (not comparable)

  1. That occurs every day, or at least every working day
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Matthew vi:11 ↗:
      Give us this day our daily bread.
    • 1831, Thomas Babington Macaulay, John Bunyan
      Bunyan has told us […] that in New England his dream was the daily subject of the conversation of thousands.
    • {{RQ:Milton PL|4|passage=Man hath his daily work of body or mind / Appointed, which declares his dignity, / And the regard of Heaven on all his ways.
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, Lvcrece (First Quarto)‎, London: Printed by Richard Field, for Iohn Harrison, […], OCLC 236076664 ↗:
      The petty ſtreames that paie a dailie debt#English|det / To their ſalt ſoveraigne with their freſh falls#English|fals haste#English|haſt, / Adde to his flowe, but alter not his taſt.
  2. diurnal, by daylight, as opposed to nightly
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • French: diurne
  • Russian: дневно́й
  • Spanish: diurno

daily (plural dailies)

  1. Something that is produced, consumed, used, or done every day.
    1. A newspaper that is published every day.
    2. (UK) A cleaner who comes in daily.
    3. (UK, slang) A daily disposable.
    4. (video games) A quest in a massively multiplayer online game that can be repeated every day for cumulative rewards.
    5. (US, automotive, colloquial) A daily driver.
  • (cleaner who comes daily) daily help, daily maid (woman only)
  • (newspaper published every day) daily paper
Translations Translations
  • Italian: donna di servizio
  • Portuguese: diarista
  • Russian: подёнщица
  1. (US, automotive, colloquial) To drive an automobile frequently, on a daily basis, for regular and mundane tasks.

daily (not comparable)

  1. quotidianly, every day
  2. diurnally, by daylight
Proper noun
  1. Surname

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