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.
Recent Examples on the Web Since August, visitors on weekdays were able to park for free in any of its 1,960 parking spots. BostonGlobe.com, "Guests of Encore Boston Harbor will now have access to free self-parking every day of the week, according to a statement released Friday by the resort casino.," 5 Oct. 2019 As part of that dual role — grocery hauler on weekdays, rock crawler on weekends — Defender will have elements that no explorer would have dreamed of. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY, "'Pack mules': Land Rover Defender's return at Los Angeles Auto Show thrills off-road enthusiasts," 20 Nov. 2019 Admission is $20 for up to 8 people in the car on weekdays; $25 on weekends. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here’s where you can see Christmas tree lightings and holiday displays in the Milwaukee area," 20 Nov. 2019 Admission is $20 per vehicle on weekdays and $25 per vehicle on weekends. John Delapp, Houston Chronicle, "Pasadena display, tree lighting, parade to usher in holidays," 19 Nov. 2019 Volunteers are expected to work at a site for at least five hours per week on weekdays during the tax season, which runs from the first week in February through April 15. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, "Elementary students ‘Git Up’ to the dance challenge: Talk of the Towns," 7 Nov. 2019 The Thai restaurant offers lunch specials at $7.95 on weekdays, plus combos with a soup, appetizer and drink for $12.95. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Pizza, burgers and craft beer: 41 new restaurants opened in metro Phoenix in October," 5 Nov. 2019 Taking over the former Bartaco location, Ruby Sunshine serves brunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays and until 3 p.m. on weekends. al, "Where to eat and shop in Edgewood," 31 Oct. 2019 The cost would be $5 on weekdays and $10 on weekends and holidays, with the revenue paying for staffers on site to check reservations. Alexei Koseff, SFChronicle.com, "Newsom rejects tolls, reservations for Lombard Street because of ‘social equity issues’," 13 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of weekday

1534, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weekday was in 1534

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7 Dec 2019

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“Weekday.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weekday. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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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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