Definition of

Friday

  1. (noun, time) the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day

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Synonyms of Friday

fri

Alternate forms of Friday

Hypernyms: weekday

Origin of the word Friday

  1. O.E. friged?g "Frigga's day," (see Frigg), Gmc. goddess of married love, a W.Gmc. translation of L. dies Veneris, "day of (the planet) Venus," which itself translated Gk. Aphrodites hemera. Cf. O.N. frijadagr, O.Fris. frigendei, M.Du. vridach, Du. vrijdag, Ger. Freitag "Friday," and the L.-derived cognates O.Fr. vendres… more

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