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 Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. Marc Stein, New York Times, "The N.B.A. May Return Too Soon," 27 May 2020 Rampant abuse in Lebanese in households leads to an average of two maids dying weekly in Lebanon, according to Lebanese intelligence. Zecharias Zelalem, Quartz Africa, "Thousands of Ethiopian domestic workers are stranded in Lebanon by the coronavirus crisis," 21 May 2020 Kazuhiro Nogi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. Marc Stein, New York Times, "Can the N.B.A. Come Back, and Stay Back?," 13 May 2020 Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC, via Getty Images Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. Marc Stein, New York Times, "Nothing Can Keep Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois Away From the N.B.A.," 29 Apr. 2020 Bruce remembered later, during the NAZ Elite taper for the trials, that Tuliamuk had trouble holding back during the long standing Flagstaff weekly traditional Bagel Run. Jeff Metcalfe, azcentral, "Marathon trials champion Tuliamuk torn between health care and running during pandemic," 27 Apr. 2020 New data is coming out weekly as papers are posted online by researchers across the globe. Caroline Chen, ProPublica, "Ventilators Aren’t Going to Cure COVID-19. Here’s What They Can Do.," 15 Apr. 2020 She and Logan talk weekly and keep in touch on social media. Michael K. Mcintyre, cleveland, "Kevin Butler’s adoption reunion resonates with readers who share their own adoption stories," 6 Dec. 2019 Dean Martin covered country titles almost weekly on his NBC variety program, and CBS' The Ed Sullivan Show routinely trotted out such guests as Sonny James, Loretta Lynn and Jeannie C. Riley. Tom Roland, Billboard, "From 'Hee Haw' to 'American Idol': ?Inside Country Music's Roller-Coaster Ride On TV," 18 June 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective This can include up to eight weekly hours of weight training and conditioning, up to six hours for walk-throughs, including the use of a football, and up to six hours of various meetings. Nathan Baird, cleveland, "Ohio State football to begin preseason activities July 13 after NCAA’s Division I Council approves timeline," 18 June 2020 Jordan will curate the bi-weekly double-features which will be offered free to the public. Mike Rose, cleveland, "Amazon Studios, Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society launch new drive-in film series," 26 June 2020 Thursday’s latest weekly number from the U.S. Department of Labor is still more than double the record high that prevailed before the viral outbreak. USA TODAY, "Fest cancellations, mixed-up results, unemployment slowdown: News from around our 50 states," 5 June 2020 Thursday's latest weekly number from the Labor Department is still more than double the record high that prevailed before the viral outbreak. Christopher Rugaber, Anchorage Daily News, "1.9 million Americans sought jobless aid last week, even as reopenings slow layoffs," 4 June 2020 Stock markets edged lower on Thursday as investors looked ahead to the European Central Bank’s decision on more monetary stimulus and the latest weekly jobless claims figures in the United States. Washington Post, "Global stocks turn lower ahead of ECB decision, US data," 4 June 2020 Newsletter Sign-up The Experience Report Get weekly insights into the ways companies optimize data, technology and design to drive success with their customers and employees. Katie Deighton, WSJ, "Cook-It-Yourself? Restaurants See Future for Meal Kits Postpandemic.," 29 May 2020 As of Monday, the state had yet to pay more than 728,000 of 2.4 million weekly claims that had been filed since March 15, when the coronavirus pandemic began to batter the state's economy. Allison Garfield, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Unpaid unemployment claims top 728,000 as state Senate holds hearings on backlog," 27 May 2020 But the Chinese aviation regulator has limited each of them to operating just one weekly flight to the United States. CNN, "Delta and United Airlines caught up in rising US-China tensions," 25 May 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Local news has been hit particularly hard; alt-weeklies and small and midsize papers have been decimated. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, "Is Email the Future of Journalism?," 25 May 2020 Flights expected to return include three All Nippon Airways flights per week to Tokyo-Narita, one weekly Swiss International Air flight to Zurich and three weekly Lufthansa flights to Munich. Chronicle Staff, SFChronicle.com, "Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: May 19," 20 May 2020 Since March, thousands of people in the media industry have been laid off, furloughed, or have taken pay cuts as newspaper companies, alt-weeklies, local networks and digital outlets cut costs to make up for shrinking revenue. Kerry Flynn, CNN, "The call for federal support of local news is getting louder," 20 Apr. 2020 Further down the food chain, many smaller publishers -- particularly local alt-weeklies with a heavy focus on dining, arts and entertainment -- are making even harder decisions. David Bauder, Fortune, "Local newspapers are facing their own coronavirus crisis," 5 Apr. 2020 Some alt-weeklies have laid off as many as three-quarters of their employees. BostonGlobe.com, "Raytheon’s Waltham headquarters to add employees after UT merger," 30 Mar. 2020 Some alt-weeklies have laid off as many as three-quarters of their employees. Marc Tracy, New York Times, "Facebook Aims $100 Million at Media Hit by the Coronavirus," 30 Mar. 2020 This new normal has hit smaller papers and alt-weeklies particularly hard. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit newspapers feel economic pressures of coronavirus at time they're needed most," 25 Mar. 2020 The numbers are dry: More than 1 in 5 newspapers, mostly weeklies like the Sentinels, have dropped dead over the past 15 years. Washington Post, "The end comes for another local newspaper, 165 years after it began," 30 Jan. 2020

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weekly. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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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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