weekender

noun
week·​end·​er | \ ˈwēk-ˈen-dər How to pronounce weekender (audio) \

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.

Recent Examples on the Web

Stella McCartney is one of their vendors, in fact—and totes and weekender bags for those who are more into classic styles. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "The Best Ethical Clothing Brands Out There," 5 Mar. 2019 Labels like Coach and Calvin Klein debuted petite versions of your favorite weekenders and effectively made the silhouette cool for everyday wear. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "5 Handbag Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2019," 22 Jan. 2019 By 1979 their little country bistro had become among the fanciest in the Hudson Valley, frequented by moneyed New York weekenders. Jay Cheshes, Town & Country, "Caviar and Cocaine," 6 Feb. 2013 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

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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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