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Meaning of SUNDAY

Pronunciation:  'sundee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
  2. [adj]  used of clothing; "my good clothes"; "her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes"
  3. [v]  spend Sunday; "We sundayed in the country"

SUNDAY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: best, good, go-to-meeting(a), Lord's Day, Sun, Sunday-go-to-meeting(a)
 See Also: day of rest, pass, rest day, spend, weekend



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sun"day\, n. [AS. sunnand[ae]g; sunne, gen. sunnan, the
    sun + d[ae]g day; akin to D. zondag, G. sonntag; -- so called
    because this day was anciently dedicated to the sun, or to
    its worship. See {Sun}, and {Day}.]
    The first day of the week, -- consecrated among Christians to
    rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the
    Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day.
    {Advent Sunday}, {Low Sunday}, {Passion Sunday}, etc. See
       under {Advent}, {Low}, etc.
    Syn: See {Sabbath}.
  2. \Sun"day\, a.
    Belonging to the Christian Sabbath.
    {Sunday letter}. See {Dominical letter}, under {Dominical}.
    {Sunday school}. See under {School}.