verb (used without object)
Origin of weekend
Examples from the Web for weekend
And when BET Weekend came to Atlanta two months ago, Brinsley thought he could become a major party promoter.
Williams was released on his own recognizance over the weekend and is expected back before a judge on Feb. 9, 2015.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In its opening weekend the movie Heaven Is For Real (budget: $12 million) doubled its gross.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wednesday evening and through the weekend people kept marching.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During that weekend, he writes, he met a two girls in a diner.
The weekend in which you had your birthday party for your son was it?Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Tuesday, I suppose, would be best for Clara, after her weekend.The Freelands|John Galsworthy
But that weekend there happened to be an editor for an Italian travel magazine staying, and he took an interest in things.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Mrs. Judd and I had stayed with the Dohertys overnight, the weekend.The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
He was here, staying at the Y. Could he come out for the weekend.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
- the end of the week, esp the period from Friday night until the end of Sunday
- (as modifier)a weekend party
also week-end, 1630s, from week + end (n.). Originally a northern word (referring to the period from Saturday noon to Monday morning); it became general after 1878. As an adjective, "only on weekends," it is recorded from 1935. Long weekend attested from 1900; in reference to Great Britain in the period between the world wars, 1944.