weekly

adverb
week·ly | \ˈwē-klē \

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

The Pearl Harbor attack occurred in the fifth month of a six-month commercial television test, and war exigencies have cut television broadcasting from 15 hours weekly to four. Johnny Miller, SFChronicle.com, "5 years, $26 million for QB Young," 12 July 2018 Sauna bathing is ingrained in the Finnish culture, and most people do it at least weekly, according to the researchers on the new study. Amy Norton, chicagotribune.com, "Time in a sauna linked to lower stroke risk," 9 May 2018 Her project, completed last summer while a Cadette, included leading a six-week, twice-weekly healthy eating and lifestyle workshop for children living in a low-income housing community in Poway. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Pomerado News, "Girl Scout honored by president for volunteerism," 18 Apr. 2018 LOT Polish Airlines, the national carrier, operates one non-stop weekly from Chicago (aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner) to Krakow. Dale Hrabi, WSJ, "An Absurdly Inexpensive European Holiday: The Luxury of Krakow," 29 Mar. 2018 The Alliance of American Football also released a promotional video on Tuesday: CBS will televise the inaugural game and the championship game in 2019, with one game available weekly on CBS Sports Network. Mark Inabinett, AL.com, "Alliance of American Football plans to kick off in February," 20 Mar. 2018 The eventual national champs, Ohio State, were 16th in the first weekly ranking last autumn. John Walters, Newsweek, "The College Football Playoff Rankings Are Out—And Most Fans Will Be Pissed," 3 Nov. 2015 ArtsWave Days, weekly through April 21, Greater Cincinnati. Rasputin Todd, Cincinnati.com, "Things to do this weekend: Feb. 2-4," 30 Jan. 2018 The Carlsbad Senior Center’s weekly Chess Group meets from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Kiwanians to run Pancake Breakfast for 52nd year...more events," 1 Feb. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

Trump appeared to be referring to data from a Reuters weekly tracking poll, in which the portion of black men approving of Trump rose from 11 percent the week ending April 22 to 22 percent for the week ending April 29. Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg.com, "Trump Told Kim Kardashian She and Kanye West Are Helping Him With Black Voters," 4 June 2018 Mic correspondents on this new, twice-weekly show go beyond the headlines to profile the underrepresented, the problem-solvers and the provocateurs. Patricia Hernandez, The Verge, "Facebook’s first wave of ‘trustworthy’ news shows sure includes a lot of Fox News," 11 July 2018 Mic correspondents on this new, twice-weekly show go beyond the headlines to profile the underrepresented, the problem-solvers and the provocateurs. Patricia Hernandez, The Verge, "Facebook’s first wave of ‘trustworthy’ news shows sure includes a lot of Fox News," 11 July 2018 Kenny Chesney ranks among the highest-grossing touring artists on Billboard’s weekly tally of Hot Tours (see below) based on the most recent box-office counts reported from his Trip Around the Sun tour. Bob Allen, Billboard, "Kenny Chesney's Trip Around the Sun Tour Earns $53 Million (And Counting)," 28 June 2018 More than 40 weekly 12 Step meetings are held at The Healing Place. Katrine Jo Andersen, The New Republic, "Rejected by A.A.," 27 June 2018 Mic correspondents on this new, twice-weekly show go beyond the headlines to profile the underrepresented, the problem-solvers and the provocateurs. Patricia Hernandez, The Verge, "Facebook’s first wave of ‘trustworthy’ news shows sure includes a lot of Fox News," 11 July 2018 Yusim noted that the drone campers, like those of the JCC's other camps, participated in Camp Klurman's weekly Shabbat as well as Jewish cultural activities. Sergio Carmona, Jewish Journal, "Drone camp added to programming at Miami Beach JCC," 13 July 2018 This voluble pair will move on from Viceland after signing a deal with Showtime to host that network’s first weekly talk show. Andrew R. Chow, New York Times, "What’s on TV Thursday: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and ‘CMT Crossroads’," 28 June 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The original ownership group sold the Reader in 2007 to Creative Loafing, a small chain of alternative weeklies based in Atlanta. Robert Channick, chicagotribune.com, "Sun-Times sells Chicago Reader to Chicago Crusader publisher," 15 June 2018 Community dailies and weeklies, by contrast, account for 60% of all the papers sold. The Economist, "Small-town American newspapers are surprisingly resilient," 21 June 2018 Return of the Old-School Ad Personals have a history in the back pages of newspapers and alt-weeklies that goes back decades. Angela Watercutter, WIRED, "Could a Text-Based Dating App Change Selfie-Swiping Culture?," 10 July 2018 Capital Gazette also runs two weeklies — the Bowie Blade-News and Crofton-West County Gazette — out of the Annapolis office. Richard Winton, latimes.com, "Suspect in Maryland mass shooting had long-standing grievance with the newspaper that was attacked," 29 June 2018 Tribune Publishing bought the San Diego Union-Tribune and nine community weeklies for $85 million in 2015. Robert Channick, chicagotribune.com, "Tronc completes LA Times sale, may change corporate name," 18 June 2018 Just 20% of weeklies and 11% of dailies disappeared in counties with fewer than 30,000 people, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC). The Economist, "Small-town American newspapers are surprisingly resilient," 21 June 2018 Tribune Publishing bought the San Diego Union-Tribune and nine community weeklies for $85 million in 2015, boosting its Southern California holdings. Robert Channick, chicagotribune.com, "Tronc set to complete $500 million LA Times sale to biotech billionaire Monday," 16 June 2018 With the deal, AMI will own virtually all the tabloid weeklies sold on supermarket magazine racks excluding Meredith Corp.’s People magazine, which has the largest circulation of those publications. Lukas I. Alpert, WSJ, "National Enquirer Publisher Adds to Its Celebrity Gossip Collection," 15 June 2018

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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 \

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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