weekday

[ week-dey ]
/ ˈwikˌdeɪ /
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noun

any day of the week except Sunday or, often, Saturday and Sunday.

adjective

of or on a weekday: weekday occupations.

Nearby words

  1. weeder,
  2. weedkiller,
  3. weeds,
  4. weedy,
  5. week,
  6. weekdays,
  7. weekend,
  8. weekend bag,
  9. weekend warrior,
  10. weekender

Origin of weekday

before 900; Middle English; Old English wicdæg. See week, day

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British Dictionary definitions for weekday

weekday

/ (ˈwiːkˌdeɪ) /

noun

any day of the week other than Sunday and, often, Saturday
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Word Origin and History for weekday

weekday

n.

Old English wicdæge "day of the week" (cf. Old High German wehhatag, Old Norse vikudagr). See week + day. In Middle English, any day other than Sunday.

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