W w


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [week-lee]
    • /ˈwik li/
    • /ˈwiː.kli/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [week-lee]
    • /ˈwik li/

Definitions of weekly word

  • adjective weekly done, happening, appearing, etc., once a week, or every week: a weekly appointment with an analyst. 1
  • adjective weekly computed or determined by the week: a special weekly rate. 1
  • adjective weekly of or relating to a week or the working days in a week: a day of respite from our weekly labors. 1
  • adverb weekly once a week; by the week: to visit someone weekly; to pay rent weekly. 1
  • noun plural weekly a publication appearing once a week. 1
  • noun weekly Done, produced, or occurring once a week. 1

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Origin of weekly

First appearance:

before 1425
One of the 25% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at week, -ly

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Parts of speech for Weekly


weekly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% 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".

weekly usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for weekly

noun weekly

  • chronicle — To chronicle a series of events means to write about them or show them in broadcasts in the order in which they happened.
  • account — If you have an account with a bank or a similar organization, you have an arrangement to leave your money there and take some out when you need it.
  • almanack — Alternative spelling of almanac.
  • almanac — An almanac is a book published every year which contains information about the movements of the planets, the changes of the moon and the tides, and the dates of important anniversaries.
  • annals — If something is in the annals of a nation or field of activity, it is recorded as part of its history.

adjective weekly

  • intermittent — stopping or ceasing for a time; alternately ceasing and beginning again: an intermittent pain.
  • occasional — occurring or appearing at irregular or infrequent intervals; occurring now and then: an occasional headache.
  • recurrent — that recurs; occurring or appearing again, especially repeatedly or periodically.
  • recurring — occurring or appearing again.
  • repeated — done, made, or said again and again: repeated attempts.

Antonyms for weekly

adjective weekly

  • constant — You use constant to describe something that happens all the time or is always there.
  • infrequent — happening or occurring at long intervals or rarely: infrequent visits.
  • unusual — not usual, common, or ordinary; uncommon in amount or degree; exceptional: an unusual sound; an unusual hobby; an unusual response.
  • continual — A continual process or situation happens or exists without stopping.
  • irregular — without symmetry, even shape, formal arrangement, etc.: an irregular pattern.

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