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Sunday

[suhn-dey, -dee] /ˈsʌn deɪ, -di/
noun
1.
William Ashley
[ash-lee] /ˈæʃ li/ (Show IPA),
("Billy Sunday") 1862–1935, U.S. evangelist.
2.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for will sun-day

Sunday

/ˈsʌndɪ; -deɪ/
noun
1.
the first day of the week and the Christian day of worship
Word Origin
Old English sunnandæg, translation of Latin diēs sōlis day of the sun, translation of Greek hēmera hēliou; related to Old Norse sunnu dagr, German Sonntag
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Word Origin and History for will sun-day

Sunday

n.

Old English Sunnandæg, literally "day of the sun," from sunnan, oblique case of sunne "sun" (see sun (n.)) + dæg "day" (see day).

A West Germanic loan-translation of Latin dies solis "day of the sun," which is itself a loan-translation of Greek hemera heliou. Cf. Old Norse sunnundagr, German Sonntag "Sunday." Like other weekday names, not regularly capitalized until 17c. Sunday school dates from 1783 (originally for secular instruction); Sunday clothes is from 1640s. Sunday driver is from 1925.

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Slang definitions & phrases for will sun-day

Sunday

modifier
  1. The best; one's best: Sunday finest (1794+)
  2. mateur; occasional: For a Sunday painter he's not bad (1925+)
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forty ways to sunday

[the first date refers to the phrase Sunday best, ''one's best clothes'']


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Idioms and Phrases with will sun-day

Sunday

In addition to the idiom beginning with Sunday also see: month of Sundays
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