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weekend

noun week·end \ ˈwēk-ˌend \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018
: the end of the week : the period between the close of one work or school week and the start of the next; especially : Saturday and Sunday

Examples of weekend in a Sentence

  1. What are you doing this weekend?

  2. The office is closed on weekends.

  3. I'm going away for the weekend.

  4. She won a weekend in Cancun.

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First Known Use of weekend

1638

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weekend

verb
weekended; weekending; weekends
: to spend the weekend
  • weekending in the country

Examples of weekend in a Sentence

  1. Her family weekends on the coast during the summer.

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First Known Use of weekend

1901

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weekend

adjective
: active in a specified role only on weekends or part-time
  • a weekend father
  • weekend athletes

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First Known Use of weekend

1935

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WEEKEND Defined for English Language Learners

weekend

  • : Saturday and Sunday

  • : a trip or vacation that is taken on Saturday and Sunday


weekend

  • : to spend the weekend at a specified place


WEEKEND Defined for Kids

weekend

noun week·end \ ˈwēk-ˌend \
: the period between the close of one work or school week and the beginning of the next


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