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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: workyday (16-19 centuries), from workyday 'working day' (16-19 centuries), from workeday (12-16 centuries), from work + day

workaday

adjective
     
work‧a‧day [only before noun]
ordinary and not interesting [= everyday]:
He promised to tackle the workaday matters affecting people's daily lives.

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