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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wenz-dey, -dee]
    • /ˈwɛnz deɪ, -di/
    • /ˈwenzdeɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wenz-dey, -dee]
    • /ˈwɛnz deɪ, -di/

Definitions of wednesday word

  • noun wednesday the fourth day of the week, following Tuesday. 1
  • noun wednesday day of the week 1
  • noun wednesday during Wednesday 1
  • variable noun wednesday Wednesday is the day after Tuesday and before Thursday. 0
  • noun wednesday the fourth day of the week; third day of the working week 0
  • noun wednesday the fourth day of the week 0

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Origin of wednesday

First appearance:

before 950
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 950; Middle English Wednesdai, Old English *Wēdnesdæg, mutated variant of Wōdnesdæg Woden's day; cognate with Dutch Woensdag, Danish onsdag; translation of Latin Mercuriī diēs day of Mercury

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Parts of speech for Wednesday


wednesday popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

wednesday usage trend in Literature

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