semiweekly

[ sem-ee-week-lee, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈwik li, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective

occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week: semiweekly visits.

noun, plural sem·i·week·lies.

a semiweekly publication.

adverb

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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semi-weekly


adj.

also semiweekly, "occurring twice a week," 1791, from semi- + weekly.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper