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weekender

[week-en-der]
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noun
  1. a person who goes on a weekend vacation.
  2. a weekend guest.
  3. a traveling bag large enough to carry the clothing and personal articles needed for a weekend trip.
  4. a small pleasure boat, especially a sailboat, equipped to accommodate usually not more than four persons for a weekend cruise.
  5. a person who engages in a sport, hobby, or other activity occasionally, especially on weekends.
  6. Slang. a minor offender sentenced to serve a weekend or series of weekends in jail.
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Origin of weekender

First recorded in 1875–80; weekend + -er1
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Related Words for weekender

duffle, weekender

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Historical Examples of weekender

  • The lady cyclist and the weekender will avail themselves of their advantages rather than the rural labourer.

    Old Country Inns of England

    Henry P. Maskell


British Dictionary definitions for weekender

weekender

noun
  1. a person spending a weekend holiday in a place, esp habitually
  2. Australian a house, shack, etc, occupied only at weekends, for holidays, etc
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