weekdays

[week-deyz]

Origin of weekdays

see origin at week, day, -s1

weekday

[week-dey]
noun
  1. any day of the week except Sunday or, often, Saturday and Sunday.
adjective
  1. of or on a weekday: weekday occupations.

Origin of weekday

before 900; Middle English; Old English wicdæg. See week, day
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British Dictionary definitions for weekdays

weekday

noun
  1. any day of the week other than Sunday and, often, Saturday
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Word Origin and History for weekdays

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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