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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [week-dey]
    • /ˈwikˌdeɪ/
    • /ˈwiːk.deɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [week-dey]
    • /ˈwikˌdeɪ/

Definitions of weekday word

  • noun weekday any day of the week except Sunday or, often, Saturday and Sunday. 1
  • adjective weekday of or on a weekday: weekday occupations. 1
  • noun weekday A day of the week other than Saturday or Sunday. 1
  • noun weekday any day except weekend 1
  • countable noun weekday A weekday is any of the days of the week except Saturday and Sunday. 0
  • noun weekday any day of the week other than Sunday and, often, Saturday 0

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Origin of weekday

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English; Old English wicdæg. See week, day

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Weekday


weekday popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

weekday usage trend in Literature

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