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semiweekly

[sem-ee-week-lee, sem-ahy-]
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adjective
  1. occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week: semiweekly visits.
noun, plural sem·i·week·lies.
  1. a semiweekly publication.
adverb
  1. twice a week: He traveled semiweekly to Detroit.

Origin of semiweekly

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; semi- + weekly
Can be confusedbiweekly semiweekly (see usage note at bi-1)

Usage note

See bi-1.
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Historical Examples

  • No one had taken the trouble to follow Pop in his semiweekly excursions to the barren field.

    Tales From Bohemia

    Robert Neilson Stephens