weekender

noun
week·​end·​er | \ˈwēk-ˈen-dər \

Definition of weekender 

1 : one who vacations or visits for a weekend

Examples of weekender in a Sentence

The town is populated with weekenders from New York City.

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Although the main industry is a prison, this seemingly bucolic place attracts enough moneyed weekenders to support a poets’ colony and some serious real-estate investors. Marilyn Stasio, New York Times, "Hate Thy Neighbor. Or Maybe Just Kill Him.," 6 July 2018 Locals and weekenders can pick from her assortment of denim, dresses, handbags and jewelry for casual day-tripping. Joy Sewing, San Antonio Express-News, "Weekend getaway: Your guide to all things Galveston," 11 June 2018 Locals and weekenders can pick from her assortment of denim, dresses, handbags and jewelry for casual day-tripping. Joy Sewing, San Antonio Express-News, "Weekend getaway: Your guide to all things Galveston," 11 June 2018 Locals and weekenders can pick from her assortment of denim, dresses, handbags and jewelry for casual day-tripping. Joy Sewing, San Antonio Express-News, "Weekend getaway: Your guide to all things Galveston," 11 June 2018 Locals and weekenders can pick from her assortment of denim, dresses, handbags and jewelry for casual day-tripping. Joy Sewing, San Antonio Express-News, "Weekend getaway: Your guide to all things Galveston," 11 June 2018 Locals and weekenders can pick from her assortment of denim, dresses, handbags and jewelry for casual day-tripping. Joy Sewing, San Antonio Express-News, "Weekend getaway: Your guide to all things Galveston," 11 June 2018 Locals and weekenders can pick from her assortment of denim, dresses, handbags and jewelry for casual day-tripping. Joy Sewing, San Antonio Express-News, "Weekend getaway: Your guide to all things Galveston," 11 June 2018 Southern Californians looking for a reason to take a summer weekender: this just might be your ticket. Sunset, "Commute in a Chauffeured Tesla Without the A-Lister Price," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of weekender

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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weekender

noun

English Language Learners Definition of weekender

: a person who visits or stays in a place on the weekend

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