Daily Dai"ly, adv. Every day; day by day; as, a thing happens daily., Daily Dai"ly (d[=a]"l[y^]), a. [AS. d[ae]gl[=i]c; d[ae]g day + -l[=i]c like. See Day.] Happening, or belonging to, each successive day; diurnal; as, daily labor; a daily bulletin. Give us this day our daily bread. --Matt. vi. 11. Bunyan has told us . . . that in New England his dream was the daily subject of the conversation of thousands. --Macaulay. Syn: Daily, Diurnal. Usage: Daily is Anglo-Saxon, and diurnal is Latin. The former is used in reference to the ordinary concerns of life; as, daily wants, daily cares, daily employments. The latter is appropriated chiefly by astronomers to what belongs to the astronomical day; as, the diurnal revolution of the earth. Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed, which declares his dignity, And the regard of Heaven on all his ways. --Milton. Half yet remains unsung, but narrower bound Within the visible diurnal sphere. --Milton., Daily Dai"ly, n.; pl. Dailies. A publication which appears regularly every day; as, the morning dailies.