week·​end·​er ˈwēk-ˈen-dər How to pronounce weekender (audio)
: 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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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of weekender was in 1880

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“Weekender.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weekender. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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