Definitions for Tuesdayˈtuz deɪ, -di, ˈtyuz-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Tues•dayˈtuz deɪ, -di, ˈtyuz-(n.)

  1. the third day of the week, following Monday.

Origin of Tuesday:

bef. 1050; ME tewesday, OE tīwesdæg (c. OHG zīestac, lit., day of the war god Tiw, translating L diēs Mārtis day of Mars

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tuesday, Tues(noun)

    the third day of the week; the second working day

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. Tuesday(noun)ˈtuz deɪ, -di, ˈtyuz-

    the day after Monday and before Wednesday

    He's coming on Tuesday.; The meeting was Tuesday.; On Tuesdays I leave early.; Last Tuesday it was hot.


  1. Tuesday(Noun)

    The third day of the week in many religious traditions, and the second day of the week in systems that use the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Monday and precedes Wednesday.

  2. Tuesday(Adverb)

    on Tuesday

  3. Origin: From Tewesday, from Tiwesdæg, from Tīwas dagaz (a rendering of dies Martis (see ), itself a translation of (see )), equivalent to Tīwaz (compare Tyr, Ziu), from dyewós + dagaz. Cognate with Tysday, tiisdei, dialectal Ziestag, tirsdag, tisdag. More at Zeus, day.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuesday(noun)

    the third day of the week, following Monday and preceding Wednesday


  1. Tuesday

    Tuesday is a day of the week occurring after Monday and before Wednesday. According to some commonly used calendars, it is the third day of the week, but according to international standard ISO 8601, it is the second day of the week. The English name is derived from Old English Tiwesdæg and Middle English Tewesday, meaning "Tīw's Day", the day of Tiw or Týr, the god of single combat, victory and heroic glory in Norse mythology. Tiw was equated with Mars in the interpretatio romana, and the name of the day is a translation of Latin dies Martis.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tuesday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3478

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tuesday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #939

Translations for Tuesday

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the third day of the week, the day following Monday

He came on Tuesday; (also adjective) Tuesday evening.

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