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1bimonthly

adjective bi·month·ly \(ˌ)bī-ˈmən(t)th-lē\

: occurring every two months

: occurring twice a month

Full Definition of BIMONTHLY

1
:  occurring every two months
2
:  occurring twice a month :  semimonthly
See Usage Discussion at bi-

Examples of BIMONTHLY

  1. The group holds bimonthly meetings in January, March, May, and so on.
  2. The group holds bimonthly meetings on the first and third Tuesday of each month.
  3. Undercover officers attended and videotaped some of the weekly or bimonthly fights held at eight secluded sites in Harris County. —Jennifer Leahy & Roma Khanna,Houston Chronicle16 Nov. 2008

First Known Use of BIMONTHLY

1845

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial

2bimonthly

adverb bi·month·ly \(ˌ)bī-ˈmən(t)th-lē\

Definition of BIMONTHLY

1
:  once every two months
2
:  twice a month

Examples of BIMONTHLY

  1. This column will now appear bimonthly beginning with the March 15 issue. … we think we can cover quite handily the year's work from Christian publishers in six columns, leaving some space in the unscheduled months for the occasional feature column, such as a roundup of best books. —Booklist, 15 Jan. 1995

First Known Use of BIMONTHLY

1858

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial

3bimonthly

noun bi·month·ly \(ˌ)bī-ˈmən(t)th-lē\

Definition of BIMONTHLY

:  a bimonthly (see 1bimonthly) publication

Examples of BIMONTHLY

  1. The original five Mental Floss staffers had no journalistic experience, except for one kid who'd worked on his high-school newspaper. Now they run a bimonthly with 10,000 subscribers and a newsstand presence of 50,000 copies. —Mary Carmichael, Newsweek, 23 Dec. 2002

First Known Use of BIMONTHLY

circa 1890

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

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