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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Larry’s is only open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Best places to grab a bite near this year's Con," 12 July 2018 The children at Casa Padre are given two hours of outdoor activity time per day on the weekdays and three hours per day on the weekends, in addition to field trips to churches, parks and zoos. New York Times, "Teenage Boy Who Fled Shelter May Be on Way Home to Honduras," 25 June 2018 Supplies may be dropped off at the following locations 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays: Village Hall, 12300 Forest Hill Blvd. Mary Lou Cruz, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Wellington area events July 18-28," 13 July 2018 Starring morning air personality Big Boy of iHeartRadio’s Los Angeles urban contemporary station Real 92.3 (KRRL), the TV series will air weekdays on FM (Fuse Music) beginning July 30. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Fuse Media and iHeartMedia to Televise 'Big Boy's Neighborhood' Radio Show: Exclusive," 9 July 2018 Every weekday morning, Mr. Labonté climbs 141 steps from the Peace Tower observation area to reach a closet-sized space just below the main flagpole. Kim Mackrael, WSJ, "O, Canada, Only You Would Wait 99 Years for a Giant Flag," 9 July 2018 Oh, and one more thing: World Series games would start at 6:30 p.m. Central on weekdays and 6 p.m. on weekends. Paul Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, "A modest proposal for baseball: Contraction, elimination of interleague play and expanded playoffs," 6 July 2018 For the past five years, he's maneuvered a 63-foot HealthLine bus along bustling Euclid Avenue on weekdays from 2:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with breaks. Grant Segall, cleveland.com, "RTA bus driver logs 40 years and a million miles without an accident (photos)," 12 May 2018 Reformation’s contractor requested a two-week window, the weeks of July 16 and 23, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the closures. David Ibata, ajc, "Woodstock streets to close for brewery work," 13 July 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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