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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [week-en-der]
    • /ˈwikˌɛn dər/
    • /wiːk.ˈen.də(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [week-en-der]
    • /ˈwikˌɛn dər/

Definitions of weekender word

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

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Origin of weekender

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; weekend + -er1

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Parts of speech for Weekender


weekender popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

weekender usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for weekender

noun weekender

  • tourist — a person who is traveling, especially for pleasure.
  • vacationer — a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday: Schoolchildren are on vacation now.
  • visitor — a person who visits, as for reasons of friendship, business, duty, travel, or the like.
  • sightseer — to go about seeing places and things of interest: In Rome, we only had two days to sightsee.
  • holidaymaker — vacationer.

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