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.

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Lo & Sons Lo & Sons makes one of our favorite backpacks, plus tons of other great totes and weekenders. Lauren Joseph, Condé Nast Traveler, "Best Labor Day Sales 2019: All Our Favorite Things to Shop This Weekend," 29 Aug. 2019 Here is a scene from one of the early Maigrets, The Two-Penny Bar,in which Maigret, not revealing himself as a policeman, is mingling with a bunch of weekenders in a riverside country house on the Seine. Vince Passaro, Harper's magazine, "Maigret All Day," 22 July 2019 The Ratliffs now rely on weekenders who come for weddings, reunions, and barbecue. Mark Dent, WIRED, "The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost," 11 July 2019 Our weekender package is significantly up compared to last year. Richard Morin, azcentral, "Phil Kessel could change everything for the Arizona Coyotes," 1 July 2019 Five years ago there weren’t many U.S. options comparable to the Volkswagen California, a small van that can do double duty as a family car and weekender. Love campers and trailers? Megan Barber, Curbed, "Modular camper van sleeps a family and fits in a garage," 27 June 2019 The weekender is made of textured cotton canvas with leather accents, which also feels very nice. Tara Gonzalez, Glamour, "This Weekender Bag Makes Me Not Horrible at Packing," 26 Apr. 2019 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 Get the transport weekender bag for $202.65 (down from $298) at Madewell Get the perfect summer jean: deconstructed edition for $68.60 (down from $115) at Madewell Get the stripe-play button-back tee dress for $49 (down from $98) at Madewell 9. Samantha Matt, USA TODAY, "10 stores having amazing sales right now on spring fashion," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of weekender

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of weekender

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

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