semiweekly

[sem-ee-week-lee, sem-ahy-]
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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Word Origin and History for semi-weekly
adj.

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

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