weekly

adverb
week·​ly | \ ˈwē-klē How to pronounce weekly (audio) \

Definition of weekly

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: every week : once a week : by the week

weekly

adjective

Definition of weekly (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : occurring, appearing, or done weekly weekly meetings
2 : reckoned by the week weekly rental rates

weekly

noun
plural weeklies

Definition of weekly (Entry 3 of 3)

: a weekly newspaper or periodical

Examples of weekly in a Sentence

Adjective

I make weekly trips to the grocery store.

Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb

Today, Dean delivers just-cut produce six days weekly to up to 30 restaurants, which in turn completes the journey from seed to plate in their dining rooms. Eric Velasco, al, "Follow the journey of local food from seed to plate," 13 Aug. 2019 To get ready for the long season, the team attends workouts with trainers one night per week and choreography rehearsals twice weekly from August through the start of the season, Alvarado said. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Houston Rockets dance squad gears up for the new season with a new name," 31 July 2019 Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. Marc Stein, New York Times, "Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to Join the Clippers in a Stunner," 6 July 2019 Doctors and public health officials have been urging Americans to get more active and try to exercise at least 150 minutes per week at a moderate level, or 75 minutes weekly at a vigorous level. Time, "Americans Are Not Getting the Message About Exercising More and Sitting Less," 26 July 2019 Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. Marc Stein, New York Times, "Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to Join the Clippers in a Stunner," 6 July 2019 Denver Post Broncos writer Ryan O’Halloran posts his Broncos Mailbag weekly during the season. Ryan O'halloran, The Denver Post, "Broncos Mailbag: Will receiver Courtland Sutton have a breakout year in 2019?," 25 June 2019 Older Americans are more divided, and most conservatives and Americans who attend religious services at least weekly think these relations are morally wrong. Jennifer De Pinto, CBS News, "50 years after Stonewall: Most see progress in ending LGBTQ discrimination," 24 June 2019 Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. Marc Stein, New York Times, "The N.B.A.’s Hot Stove Has Burned Down the League," 21 June 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

Stieglitz, who had played a part in her collapse, was only allowed one weekly visit. Roxana Robinson, The New Yorker, "The Rivalry Between Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Sister Ida," 4 Sep. 2019 Lists are compiled over a weekly seven-day period, Monday to Sunday, with the latest tracking period ending Sept. 1. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Roberto Surace Tops Shazam's Ibiza Dance Chart For Sixth Week," 3 Sep. 2019 Carlos Monarrez and Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press Welcome to our Detroit Lions weekly live chat with Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Lions live chat: Talk with Dave Birkett at noon," 3 Sep. 2019 The slate revealed by the network Tuesday has music stars filling 10 of the 12 weekly slots, with Bryan Cranston and Bob Costasbeing the only odd non-musicians out. Chris Willman, chicagotribune.com, "Dan Rather sets David Byrne, Brian Johnson, Cheap Trick, Chicago for ‘The Big Interview’," 27 Aug. 2019 Concert promoter MOKB Presents announced today a Battle of the Bands weekly series that will launch Oct. 2 at Fountain Square's Hi-Fi nightclub, 1043 Virginia Ave. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "Battle of the Bands competition revived at the Hi-Fi and the Vogue," 14 Aug. 2019 Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street on Friday after President Trump responded to China’s threat of new tariffs on American imports with an angry volley of tweets, helping to push the market to its fourth-straight weekly loss. Matt Phillips, New York Times, "S&P, Dow and Nasdaq Slide After China Tariff Threat and Trump Twitter Response," 23 Aug. 2019 Lists are compiled over a weekly seven-day period, Monday to Sunday, with the latest tracking period ending Aug. 18. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Eagles and Butterflies Debuts on Shazam's Ibiza Dance Chart With 'Can't Stop'," 19 Aug. 2019 Some 75-odd weekly inter-island services connect Kirkwall, the main settlement and primary airport in Orkney, with six islands on the archipelago. The Economist, "The world’s shortest flight may soon be its greenest, too," 1 Aug. 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S. along with more than 300 weeklies. NBC News, "USA Today's Virginia HQ evacuated amid reports of man with weapon," 7 Aug. 2019 The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers and more than 300 weeklies in the U.S., making it the largest U.S. newspaper company by far, with a print circulation of 8.7 million, according to media expert Ken Doctor. SFChronicle.com, "Senators pressure Google; GateHouse buying Gannett; HSBC leader out," 5 Aug. 2019 Most are weeklies, but many metro dailies are in real trouble, too. Washington Post, "When local news goes away, citizens suffer. Gannett’s megamerger will probably just inflict more pain.," 16 Aug. 2019 The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S. along with more than 300 weeklies. NBC News, "USA Today's Virginia HQ evacuated amid reports of man with weapon," 7 Aug. 2019 The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S. along with more than 300 weeklies. Washington Post, "All clear at USA Today HQ after report of man with weapon," 7 Aug. 2019 The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S. along with more than 300 weeklies. NBC News, "USA Today's Virginia HQ evacuated amid reports of man with weapon," 7 Aug. 2019 Just this year alone in Massachusetts, GateHouse has already completed two waves of job cuts, and consolidated 50 of its community weeklies into 18 more regional papers in June. Jon Chesto, BostonGlobe.com, "GateHouse-Gannett merger will have ripple effect in Mass.," 5 Aug. 2019 The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S. along with more than 300 weeklies. Tali Arbel, Twin Cities, "GateHouse, Gannett to merge for $1.4B, build newspaper giant," 5 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of weekly

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1825, in the meaning defined above

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weekly

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of weekly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: happening, done, or made every week
: published once every week
: of or relating to one week

weekly

noun

English Language Learners Definition of weekly (Entry 2 of 2)

: a magazine or newspaper that is published once every week

weekly

adjective
week·​ly | \ ˈwē-klē How to pronounce weekly (audio) \

Kids Definition of weekly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : happening, done, or produced every week a weekly meeting a weekly newspaper
2 : figured by the week weekly wages In his pocket he found a nickel and a dime, all that was left of his weekly allowance …— George Selden, The Cricket in Times Square

weekly

noun
plural weeklies

Kids Definition of weekly (Entry 2 of 2)

: a newspaper or magazine published every week

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