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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Bay Briefing is written by Taylor Kate Brown and sent to readers’ email in-boxes on weekday mornings. Taylor Kate Brown, SFChronicle.com, "Bay Briefing: San Francisco will close its juvenile hall," 5 June 2019 Drivers pay via Fastrak during weekday morning commutes. Tony Bizjak And Kellen Browning, sacbee, "Toll lanes on the Yolo Causeway? State begins tackling I-80 bottlenecks with creative ideas," 4 June 2018 For a weekday, traffic was stunningly light during the peak commuting periods. Anthony R. Wood, Philly.com, "Biggest snow of the season … so why wasn't it more disruptive?," 21 Mar. 2018 Early one weekday morning in the desert and the clubhouse is quiet. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "The Royal Way back: How Dayton Moore intends to build his second championship team | The Kansas City Star," 21 Mar. 2018 The Ceylon Electricity Board said power will be shut off for three hours in the daytime and one hour at night on weekdays. Bharatha Mallawarachi, The Seattle Times, "Sri Lanka imposes daily 4-hour power cuts due to dry weather," 25 Mar. 2019 Ellen continues to host The Ellen DeGeneres Show every weekday and Ellen's Game of Games every Tuesday. Blake Bakkila, Good Housekeeping, "Ellen DeGeneres and Her Wife Portia de Rossi Have Been Through So Much in Their Marriage," 26 Mar. 2019 LIC Market is perfect for a weekday sandwich or salad: This section of Long Island City can feel shadowy and barren, backdropped by the behemoth Citibank building. Ali Francis, Vogue, "7 Long Island City Restaurants You Should Try Before, Well, Amazon," 20 Nov. 2018 Monday morning marked the first weekday commute since the move, which affects thousands of bus riders coming to and from downtown. Heidi Groover, The Seattle Times, "Buses no longer using Seattle’s transit tunnel; Monday commutes test new routes," 25 Mar. 2019

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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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