What does Tuesday mean?

Definitions for Tuesday
ˈtuz deɪ, -di, ˈtyuz-Tues·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tuesday, Tuesnoun

    the third day of the week; the second working day

Wiktionary

  1. Tuesdaynoun

    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.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. Tuesdayadverb

    on Tuesday

    Etymology: 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. Tuesdaynoun

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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tuesday

    tūz′dā, n. the third day of the week. [A.S. Tíwes dæg, the day of Tíw (the god of war)=Ger. die(n)s-tag; cf. L. dies Martis. Tíw (Ice. Týr, Old High Ger. Zío) is cog. with Gr. Zeus, Dios, and L. Ju-piter, Jovis.]

Editors Contribution

  1. tuesday

    A day of the week.

    Tuesday is a great day of the week.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Tuesday

    In the Scandinavian mythology the day set apart for the worship of Tiw, the God of War.

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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

How to pronounce Tuesday?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tuesday in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tuesday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Tuesday in a Sentence

  1. Nasim Aghdam:

    We called the cop again [Tuesday] and told him there is a reason she went all the way from San Diego to there so she might do something. I didn’t know she had a gun. I thought she might go there and start a fight or something and then the cop told me he would keep an eye on her, they didn’t do anything and she got killed and three or four more people got hurt. I did the best I can to avoid it but the cop didn’t do their job.

  2. Ettore Rossetti:

    Giving Tuesday enables us to have a formal anchor on the calendar that ushers in and starts the season of giving.

  3. Noël Coward:

    I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age -- which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.

  4. Nick Lemmond:

    I've already let my work know Tuesday I won't be there, we're going to Top Golf.

  5. Jamie Oliver:

    My wife's probably stricter, she'd say, ‘ Oh please, don't. ’ But they'd only end up doing it in some other place. Jamie Oliver launched his most recent crusade against fast food — called #AdEnough — on Tuesday, to combat what he says is the junk food industry’s.

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