week·​day | \ ˈwēk-ˌdā \

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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Shelsky’s Brooklyn Bagels is open at 453 Fourth Avenue from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "This Is How You Make a Perfect New York Bagel," 28 Dec. 2018 Other barriers, such as having to take off work and vote on a weekday, or having to wait in long lines due to a limited number of polling places, may present larger barriers. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Free rides to the polls test the transit and turnout connection," 1 Nov. 2018 Every weekday, hear a fresh 3-4-minute roundup of news produced for Amazon Alexa's Flash Briefing skill. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, "Listen to The Chicago Tribune's Alexa Flash Briefing," 11 July 2018 People with information about a suspected wildlife violation may also contact the Fish and Game Nampa office at 208-465-8465 during weekdays, the Idaho State Police at 208-846-7550 on weekends or their local sheriff's office. Christina Lords, idahostatesman, "A fellow angler told this man he couldn't poach a sturgeon. He did anyway and was cited by IDFG," 28 June 2018 The traders often employ locals to deal with customers, but on a recent weekday in Karibib (population about 5,000), 190km north-west of the capital, Windhoek, the Chinese owners of the town’s two China shops were on duty. The Economist, "A long way from homeChinese workers and traders in Africa," 17 May 2018 There was also deep unhappiness at the fact that the elections were held on a weekday -- only the fifth time in the country's history such a thing has happened, and the first time in the country's history it was held in midweek. Marc Lourdes, CNN, "Prime Minister Najib Razak defeated as opposition claims victory in Malaysia," 9 May 2018 On any weekday, Amtrak and eight commuter-rail operators move 820,000 riders on the Northeast Corridor. Elise Young, Bloomberg.com, "How Trump’s Hudson Tunnel Feud Threatens the National Economy," 5 Mar. 2018 Participants are assigned to attend seven workshops, two hours each on weekdays, in the morning or afternoon. Jillian Weinberger, Vox, "Greater Baltimore is starkly segregated by race and class. A housing program is trying to change that.," 30 Nov. 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 \

Kids Definition of weekday

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

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