long weekend

Definition of long weekend

:a weekend that includes the Friday before, the Monday after, or both because one does not have to work or go to school on those days
  • We took Friday off and went to the coast for a long weekend.

Word by Word Definitions

long play
  1. : extending for a considerable distance

  2. : having greater length than usual

  3. : having greater height than usual : tall

  1. : for or during a long time

  2. : at or to a long distance : far

  3. : for the duration of a specified period

  1. : a long period of time

  2. : a long syllable

  3. : one taking a long position especially in a security or commodity market

  1. : to feel a strong desire or craving especially for something not likely to be attained

  1. : to be suitable or fitting

weekend play
  1. : the end of the week : the period between the close of one work or school week and the start of the next

  1. : to spend the weekend

  1. : active in a specified role only on weekends or part-time


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