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weekly

adverb week·ly \ ˈwē-klē \
|Updated on: 6 Jun 2018

Definition of weekly

: every week : once a week : by the week

Recent Examples of weekly from the Web

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First Known Use of weekly

15th century

in the meaning defined above

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weekly

adjective

Definition of weekly

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

Examples of weekly in a Sentence

  1. I make weekly trips to the grocery store.

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First Known Use of weekly

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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weekly

noun

Definition of weekly

plural weeklies
: a weekly newspaper or periodical

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First Known Use of weekly

1825

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WEEKLY Defined for English Language Learners

weekly

Definition of weekly for English Language Learners

  • : happening, done, or made every week

  • : published once every week

  • : of or relating to one week


weekly

Definition of weekly for English Language Learners

  • : a magazine or newspaper that is published once every week


WEEKLY Defined for Kids

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weekly

adjective week·ly \ ˈwē-klē \

Definition of weekly for Students

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

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weekly

noun

Definition of weekly for Students

plural weeklies
: a newspaper or magazine published every week


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