Meaning of SUNDAY in English

— Sundaylike , adj.

/sun"day, -dee/ , n.

1. the first day of the week, observed as the Sabbath by most Christian sects.

2. a month of Sundays , an indeterminately great length of time: She hadn't taken a vacation in a month of Sundays.


3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Sunday.

4. used, done, taking place, or being as indicated only on or as if on Sundays: a Sunday matinée.

[ bef. 900; ME sun ( nen ) day, OE sunnandaeg, trans. of L dies solis, itself trans. of Gk heméra helíou day of the sun; c. G Sonntag ]

/sun"day, -dee/ , n.

1. William Ashley /ash"lee/ , ( "Billy Sunday" ), 1862-1935, U.S. evangelist.

2. a female given name.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .