weekend warrior

noun

Definition of weekend warrior

: a person who participates in a usually physically strenuous activity only on weekends or part-time

Examples of weekend warrior in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tesla’s pickup is more likely to appeal to weekend warriors who want an electric vehicle that can handle some outdoor adventure. Washington Post, "Stainless steel, broken glass and buzz, Tesla makes a pickup," 23 Nov. 2019 Tesla’s pickup is more likely to appeal to weekend warriors who want an electric vehicle that can handle some outdoor adventure. BostonGlobe.com, "Tesla’s new truck promised ‘unbreakable’ windows. They shattered on stage - The Boston Globe," 23 Nov. 2019 Enthusiasts view them as an option for commuting or for weekend warriors who want speed and distance with less work. Rachel Swan, SFChronicle.com, "E-bikes are wildly popular in the Bay Area. Can they really replace cars?," 11 Jan. 2020 Tesla’s pickup is more likely to appeal to weekend warriors who want an electric vehicle that can handle some outdoor adventure. Washington Post, "Stainless steel, broken glass and buzz, Tesla makes a pickup," 23 Nov. 2019 Fleet Feet Louisville will help any weekend warrior get set for New Year's fitness resolutions. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Shop local Louisville deals: Small Business Saturday, Museum Store Sunday and Cyber Monday," 26 Nov. 2019 Tesla’s pickup is more likely to appeal to weekend warriors who want an electric vehicle that can handle some outdoor adventure. Washington Post, "Stainless steel, broken glass and buzz, Tesla makes a pickup," 23 Nov. 2019 Tesla’s pickup is more likely to appeal to weekend warriors who want an electric vehicle that can handle some outdoor adventure. Cathy Bussewitz, The Denver Post, "Tesla Cybertruck unveiling features stainless steel, broken glass and buzz," 22 Nov. 2019 Tesla's pickup is more likely to appeal to weekend warriors who want an electric vehicle that can handle some outdoor adventure. Arkansas Online, "PHOTOS: Tesla edges into pickup truck market with electric model," 22 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of weekend warrior

1981, in the meaning defined above

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19 Feb 2020

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“Weekend warrior.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weekend%20warrior. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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weekend warrior

noun

English Language Learners Definition of weekend warrior

US, informal
: a member of the military reserves who trains on the weekends and for a few weeks every year
: a person who does a particular activity (such as a sport) only on the weekends

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