week·​long ˈwēk-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce weeklong (audio)
: lasting a week

Example Sentences

We attended a weeklong training conference in Atlanta.
Recent Examples on the Web Over the weeklong family holiday period, total ticket sales at Chinese cinemas topped $1 billion (RMB 6.8 billion), the second-biggest holiday haul on record and a 12 percent climb from 2022. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Feb. 2023 The victory capped off a 4-0 road trip for Jeff Walz and company, who head into a weeklong holiday break at 10-4 overall and 1-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Courier-Journal, 22 Dec. 2022 Workers had swept floors and cleaned tables​ after a weeklong national mourning period. Choe Sang-hun, BostonGlobe.com, 5 Nov. 2022 President Yoon Suk Yeol announced a weeklong national mourning period following the Saturday crowd surge that occurred as tens of thousands of mostly young Halloween revelers celebrated in the popular nightlife area of Itaewon. Nicole Fallert, USA TODAY, 1 Nov. 2022 The president, who has ordered a weeklong national mourning period, paid his respects to victims at a memorial near City Hall. Stella Kim, NBC News, 31 Oct. 2022 AleXa joins the likes of PSY, ENHYPEN, Jessi and more K-pop stars who have shared their condolences with victims of the tragedy that’s left more than 150 dead and led to a weeklong national mourning period in South Korea. Jeff Benjamin, Billboard, 31 Oct. 2022 Plus, all of fuboTV's add-ons are accessible during that weeklong period. Kaitlin Marks, EW.com, 31 Aug. 2022 The weeklong All-Star break might not have come at an optimal time from a momentum standpoint, but it was needed in terms of providing healing time for injured players. Dallas News, 23 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weeklong was in 1847

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“Weeklong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weeklong. Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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