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Definition of "bimonthly" [bi•month•ly]

  • Happening every two months. (adjective)
  • Happening twice a month; semimonthly. (adjective)
  • Once every two months. (adverb)
  • Twice a month; semimonthly. (adverb)
  • A bimonthly publication. See Usage Note at bi-1. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bimonthly" in a sentence
  • "The note asked — or no, instructed — him to meet the water truck that came bimonthly from the nearest town, Indio Muerto, which lay some 35 miles across the motionless plain."
  • ""Girls Hunt Too!!!" and "We've Got Braggin 'Rights," the bimonthly is similar to "the grown-up magazines, but minus the grown-up language," says Kiihnl."
  • "The study participants were split up into two groups -- one group was given materials for patient education on taking the medications and were called bimonthly to check on medication adherence, while the other group was given the same materials in addition to information on the benefits of positive affirmations with regard to medication adherence."