week·​day | \ ˈwēk-ˌdā How to pronounce weekday (audio) \

Definition of weekday

: any day of the week except Sunday or now usually except Saturday and Sunday

Examples of weekday in a Sentence

The library is open on weekdays from 9:00 to 5:00.

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Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday are usually the least expensive for domestic flights, and weekdays are the best for international. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Here's the Best Time to Book Your Summer Travel," 27 Feb. 2019 Sounder commuter trains have normal weekday schedules but are vulnerable to delays, for instance if switches freeze. Mike Lindblom, The Seattle Times, "Metro buses still on reduced snow schedules while slush brings new driving risks," 12 Feb. 2019 Joy wakes up at 6 a.m. every weekday and immediately turns on CNN. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'The View' Star Joy Behar Dishes on Why She's Not Leaving Anytime Soon," 11 Dec. 2018 Unlike the Entertainment Tonight television show, which runs for 30 minutes every weekday on CBS, ET Live will carry entertainment news 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Julia Alexander, The Verge, "CBS is launching a standalone streaming network for entertainment news," 31 Oct. 2018 The Pastagram is a fast-casual pasta restaurant that is designed for weekday lunch breaks, but also Instagram. Rachel Sugar, Vox, "At the Pastagram, everyone was eating, and no one was taking pictures of it.," 15 Oct. 2018 For mere mortals heading to the office on a weekday, tying one on may not achieve the vibe of, say, circa-1960s Catherine Deneuve. Elizabeth Holmes, WSJ, "Can a Grown Woman Wear a Hair Bow?," 13 Feb. 2019 At dinnertime on a weekday, the place is jammed — couples digging chopsticks into rice, pals catching up, a family or two making good use of the restaurant’s two high chairs. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "Quick Bite: Dakzen near Davis Square for Bangkok-style street food," 5 July 2018 Operating on weekdays, SunRail’s ridership has failed to grow, remaining at a little more than 3,000 a day. Kevin Spear, OrlandoSentinel.com, "SunRail, Brightline passenger rail services in Central Florida chug ahead," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of weekday

1534, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of weekday

: any day of the week except Saturday and Sunday


week·​day | \ ˈwēk-ˌdā How to pronounce weekday (audio) \

Kids Definition of weekday

: a day of the week except Sunday or sometimes except Saturday and Sunday

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