semiweekly

1 of 2

adjective

semi·​week·​ly ˌse-mē-ˈwē-klē How to pronounce semiweekly (audio)
ˌse-ˌmī-,
-mi-
: occurring twice a week
semiweekly adverb

semiweekly

2 of 2

noun

: a semiweekly publication

Example Sentences

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Adjective
In December of his sophomore year, at a semiweekly student assembly known as Convocation, Wahl witnessed one of Falwell’s most infamous speeches. Megan K. Stack, The New Yorker, 28 Apr. 2022 For a semiweekly cleaning of a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo, prices ranged from $83 to $225. Washington Post, 13 Oct. 2021 After Friday, unvaccinated workers who won’t submit to semiweekly coronavirus testing will be placed on unpaid leave. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 15 Oct. 2021 After Friday, unvaccinated workers who won’t submit to semiweekly coronavirus testing will be placed on unpaid leave. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 15 Oct. 2021 After Friday, unvaccinated workers who won’t submit to semiweekly coronavirus testing will be placed on unpaid leave. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 15 Oct. 2021 After Friday, unvaccinated workers who won’t submit to semiweekly coronavirus testing will be placed on unpaid leave. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 15 Oct. 2021 After Friday, unvaccinated workers who won’t submit to semiweekly coronavirus testing will be placed on unpaid leave. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 15 Oct. 2021 After Friday, unvaccinated workers who won’t submit to semiweekly coronavirus testing will be placed on unpaid leave. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 15 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

Adjective

1791, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of semiweekly was in 1791

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Cite this Entry

“Semiweekly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semiweekly. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

semiweekly 1 of 2

adjective

semi·​week·​ly ˌsem-i-ˈwē-klē How to pronounce semiweekly (audio)
ˌsem-ˌī-
: occurring twice a week
semiweekly adverb

semiweekly

2 of 2

noun

: a publication that comes out twice a week

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