[ heb-dom-uh-dl ]
/ hɛbˈdɒm ə dl /


taking place, coming together, or published once every seven days; weekly: hebdomadal meetings; hebdomadal groups; hebdomadal journals.


a weekly magazine, newspaper, etc.Compare diurnal(def 7).

Origin of hebdomadal

From the Late Latin word hebdomadālis, dating back to 1605–15. See hebdomad, -al1

Related forms

heb·dom·a·dal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for hebdomadally

  • Behold the whole huge earth sent to me hebdomadally in a brown-paper wrapper!

    The Biglow Papers|James Russell Lowell

British Dictionary definitions for hebdomadally


hebdomadary (hɛbˈdɒmədərɪ, -drɪ)

/ (hɛbˈdɒmədəl) /


a rare word for weekly

Derived Forms

hebdomadally, adverb
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