week·​long | \ ˈwēk-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce weeklong (audio) \

Definition of weeklong

: lasting a week

Examples of weeklong in a Sentence

We attended a weeklong training conference in Atlanta.

Recent Examples on the Web

For acrylics devotees, try to take a weeklong break from them every month so your nails' health doesn’t completely dwindle. Marci Robin, Good Housekeeping, "How to Easily Remove Acrylic Nails at Home," 8 Apr. 2019 The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math, while training students with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and problem solving. San Diego Union-Tribune, "North County School News, Aug. 22," 22 Aug. 2019 The group was part of the Canadian Rangers, a reserve component of Canada’s armed forces, and Atqittuq would now lead them on his first mission as their commander: a weeklong patrol by snowmobile down the treeless coast of King William Island. Neil Shea, National Geographic, "A thawing Arctic is heating up a new Cold War," 21 Aug. 2019 The billionaire businessman will be on standby for the weeklong summons, and will report to the courthouse for selection if called. NBC News, "Tom Steyer pauses campaign for jury duty," 20 Aug. 2019 Airlines expect record crowds over the weeklong Labor Day period, continuing a rise in travel that has boosted the airlines’ profits all year. David Koenig, chicagotribune.com, "Airlines expect to set Labor Day records. If you hate crowded flights, one day looks especially bleak.," 20 Aug. 2019 The disbelief of not scoring more goals was a weeklong theme for United. Andy Greder, Twin Cities, "Minnesota United salvages a point in a wild finish to a 1-1 draw with Orlando," 17 Aug. 2019 The bounce for yields follows a weeklong slide that included a sharp drop on Wednesday that rang yet another alarm bell for the economy. CBS News, "Stocks move higher after roller-coaster week," 16 Aug. 2019 After a weeklong search, a Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, teenager was arrested Sunday in Virginia and charged in an attempt to kill a 5-year-old girl in Pennsylvania last weekend, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Colin Campbell, baltimoresun.com, "Teen arrested in Virginia after weeklong search in attempted homicide of 5-year-old girl," 11 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of weeklong

1847, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of weeklong

: lasting for a week

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