[ sem-ee-week-lee, sem-ahy- ]
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  1. occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week; biweekly: semiweekly visits.

noun,plural sem·i·week·lies.
  1. a semiweekly publication.

  1. twice a week: He traveled semiweekly to Detroit.

Origin of semiweekly

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; semi- + weekly

confusables note For semiweekly

See bi-1.

Words that may be confused with semiweekly

Words Nearby semiweekly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use semiweekly in a sentence

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

    Tales From Bohemia | Robert Neilson Stephens