- of, done, occurring, or issued each day or each weekday: daily attendance; a daily newspaper.
- computed or measured by the day: daily quota; a daily wage.
noun, plural dai·lies.
- a newspaper appearing each day or each weekday.
- dailies, Movies. a series of hastily printed shots from the previous day’s shooting, selected by the director to be viewed for possible inclusion in the final version of the film; rushes.
- a nonresident servant who comes to work every day; a permanently employed servant who sleeps out.
- a person employed to do cleaning or other household work by the day.
- every day; day by day: She phoned the hospital daily.
- films another word for rushes
- of or occurring every day or every weekdaya daily paper
- earn one’s daily bread to earn one’s living
- the daily round the usual activities of one’s day
noun plural -lies
- a daily publication, esp a newspaper
- Also called: daily help British another name for a charwoman
- every day
- constantly; often
Old English dæglic (see day). This form is known from compounds: twadæglic “happening once in two days,” þreodæglic “happening once in three days;” the more usual Old English word was dæghwamlic, also dægehwelc. Cognate with German täglich.