week·​end·​er ˈwēk-ˈen-dər How to pronounce weekender (audio)
: one who vacations or visits for a weekend

Example Sentences

The town is populated with weekenders from New York City.
Recent Examples on the Web For a luxe weekender that earns style points, travel in style (while saving nearly $100) with Ted Baker London’s Phixx faux leather duffle bag. Thomas Hindle, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 July 2022 And while a new one may not be at the top of your wishlist, consider a Dopp kit a necessity along with your carry-on or weekender. Kiana Murden, Vogue, 1 Feb. 2022 Ideal for any weekend getaway, Cuyana's weekender has compartments for all of your essentials and then some. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 22 Aug. 2022 The zippered two-pocket carry-on pouch works great for light packers and stashes nicely into weekender bags. Jacqueline Saguin, Good Housekeeping, 19 Aug. 2022 The roomy main compartment with interior pockets adds to its appeal as a stylish unisex weekender bag, and it’s covered by the company’s one-year warranty. Thomas Hindle, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 July 2022 Score discounts on elevated basics like a crisp button-down top, accessories like a large weekender bag, and more. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 14 July 2022 Some of these can’t-miss gifts include a carryall weekender bag perfect for getaways and road trips, craft bitters to add to your home bar and even wireless headphones. Nicole Charky-chami, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 May 2022 But plotting the trip was a bit more complicated, and came with more questions, than a throw-a-bikini-in-a-weekender-and-go Caribbean stint. Kaitlin Menza, Town & Country, 18 May 2022 See More

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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 5 Dec. 2022.

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