week·​night ˈwēk-ˌnīt How to pronounce weeknight (audio)
: a weekday night

Examples of weeknight in a Sentence

The news is on every weeknight at 10 p.m. Her parents don't want her to be out that late on a weeknight.
Recent Examples on the Web Think of each delivery as a box of aperitifs, party-ready bottles, and weeknight dinner solutions. Sunset Magazine, 30 May 2024 While sometimes downtown bars skimp on flavor and service for million-dollar views, neither was sacrificed on my recent weeknight visit. Louisa Kung Liu Chu, Chicago Tribune, 29 May 2024 Send a group text to your neighbors for a spontaneous meet-up at an ice cream truck, or host a weeknight dinner in your backyard or local park. Jancee Dunn, New York Times, 24 May 2024 Valet parking is also offered for $15 weeknights, $20 weekends outside the Mule Alley gate at 122 E. Exchange Ave., near Shake Shack. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 16 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for weeknight 

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'weeknight.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1782, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weeknight was in 1782

Dictionary Entries Near weeknight

Cite this Entry

“Weeknight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weeknight. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!