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

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 Achmetov typically spends up to $115 on two to three boxes weekly for her family of five. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, "How Bay Area company got 200,000 people to buy ugly fruits and vegetables," 17 June 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

July 20 marked the third of nine installments in the 2019 weekly summer series, now in its 22nd season. Josh Glicksman, Billboard, "Smino, Shenseea & More Ignite MoMA PS1 Warm Up Crowd," 1 Aug. 2019 Subscribe to the Globe’s free real estate newsletter — our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design — at pages.email.bostonglobe.com/AddressSignUp. Boston.com Real Estate, "For $1.4 million, live in a R.I. mill where cornmeal, sermons were the daily grind," 26 July 2019 Welcome back to Nine Innings, SI’s weekly look at what’s fun, cool and somewhat stupid around the league. Jon Tayler, SI.com, "Wild-Card Contenders Are Content to Be Sellers, and That's a Problem," 23 July 2019 David Von Drehle writes a twice-weekly column for the Washington Post. David Von Drehle, Twin Cities, "David Von Drehle: There’s no scientific consensus that humanity is doomed," 14 July 2019 According to the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture weekly retail price report, the average national price of a Haas avocado was $2.10 July 5, compared to $1.17 from the July 6, 2018 report. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Avocado prices are skyrocketing, but it's not because of tariffs," 11 July 2019 Kramer was also the first person to start writing systematically about AIDS, in the gay bi-weekly New York Native. Masha Gessen, The New Yorker, "The Beautiful Uncertainty of Douglas Crimp," 9 July 2019 The Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza have exchanged mortar and rocket fire intermittently since May amid weekly Palestinians demonstrations at the border fence that have often been violent. Felicia Schwartz, WSJ, "Truce Called After Israel Strikes Gaza Over Rockets, Arson," 15 July 2018 Related Stories The speaker made her remarks during a Wednesday morning weekly meeting of House Democrats. Tal Kopan, SFChronicle.com, "Pelosi urges Dems to keep rifts in ‘family’ amid progressive-moderate tension," 10 July 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. 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 The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S. along with more than 300 weeklies. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Newspaper chain GateHouse buying Gannett, USA Today owner," 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, The Denver Post, "Newspaper chain GateHouse buying Gannett, USA Today owner," 5 Aug. 2019 But there are many kinds of journalism: straight news, expert analysis, advocacy journalism (think alt weeklies), cultural criticism and opinion writing. Kerry Lengel, azcentral, "Parlergate? What we know and don’t know about Kari Lake’s return to Fox 10," 24 July 2019 The indignation was such that the now-defunct Brazilian weekly O Cruzeiro sent a photographer to New York City to shoot a poor family there and record similar squalor. Los Angeles Times, "Flavio da Silva, photographed as a boy in Brazil’s favelas, on the images that outraged," 19 July 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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