What is the Difference between "Every Day" and "Everyday"?




Every Day

"It's like that every day."

Every Day

"Every day" is a time expression that means "each day."

Examples:
  • "She goes to school every day."
  • "I would go swimming every day, if I could."
  • "Every day he gets a new letter."

Everyday

"She is not wearing everyday clothes."

Everyday

"Everyday" is an adjective. It only describes nouns. You use it to describe things that are usual, or that happen every day.

Examples:
  • "You can't come to the wedding wearing everyday clothes."
  • "Buccula (a double chin) is a word you don't hear in everyday language.
  • "She handles well the problems of everyday life."
In summary, "every day" is a time expression that means "daily," whereas "everyday" is an adjective that means "regular and ordinary."