weekend

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1week·end

noun \ˈwēk-ˌend\

: Saturday and Sunday

: a trip or vacation that is taken on Saturday and Sunday

Full Definition of WEEKEND

:  the end of the week; specifically :  the period between the close of one work or school week and the start of the next

Examples of WEEKEND

  1. What are you doing this weekend?
  2. The office is closed on weekends.
  3. I'm going away for the weekend.
  4. She won a weekend in Cancun.

First Known Use of WEEKEND

1638

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial

2weekend

verb

: to spend the weekend at a specified place

Full Definition of WEEKEND

intransitive verb
:  to spend the weekend <weekending in the country>

Examples of WEEKEND

  1. Her family weekends on the coast during the summer.

First Known Use of WEEKEND

1901

3weekend

adjective

Definition of WEEKEND

:  active in a specified role only on weekends or part-time <a weekend father> <weekend athletes>

First Known Use of WEEKEND

1935

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