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 Open weekdays except Tuesday noon to 2 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m.; weekends noon to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 10 p.m. Entrees from about $17. Washington Post, "In Lyon, a new museum celebrates a longstanding culinary tradition," 10 Jan. 2020 Bring in your clothes from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays, but not on weekends. cleveland, "Jewish Federation chooses new, young leaders: Press Run," 10 Jan. 2020 After having a baby, mothers can stay home for 105 weekdays, or about three-and-a-half months, with full pay. Annabelle Timsit, Quartz, "Finland’s family cafes are helping solve one of parenting’s biggest problems," 9 Jan. 2020 The episodes, which are less than 20 minutes each, came out every weekday of Ramadan, celebrating their guests’ individuality during a month of reflection observed by millions of American Muslims. Laura Jane Standley, The Atlantic, "The 50 Best Podcasts of 2019," 27 Dec. 2019 Every weekday, cars are loaded with two packs of meals — one hot container, one cold — each bound for a different route. Matthew Glowicki, The Courier-Journal, "As the city's senior population grows, Meals on Wheels feeds hundreds in Louisville," 20 Dec. 2019 The cost is $10 per hour on weekdays and $15 per hour on weekends. Cincinnati.com, "Give VR gaming a shot at these places in Cincinnati," 19 Dec. 2019 Tickets, which start at $11.99 for kids at $16.99 for adults on weekdays, will go on sale at icecastles.com seven to 10 days before the castles are scheduled to open. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Ice Castles aren't the only winter attraction in Lake Geneva," 12 Dec. 2019 The Kansas City bus system services about 44,000 passengers on a weekday, according to its 2018 budget. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Kansas City to be first major U.S. city to get rid of bus fares," 18 Dec. 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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19 Jan 2020

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“Weekday.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weekday?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=w&file=weekda01. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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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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