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[sem-ee-week-lee, sem-ahy-]
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  1. occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week: semiweekly visits.
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noun, plural sem·i·week·lies.
  1. a semiweekly publication.
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  1. twice a week: He traveled semiweekly to Detroit.
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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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for semiweekly

pamphlet, booklet, journal, manual, daily, brochure, paper, periodical, newspaper, newsletter, weekly, rag, sheet, organ, review, annual, slick, joint, glossy, gazette

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Historical Examples of semiweekly

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

    Tales From Bohemia

    Robert Neilson Stephens