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Definition of "weekender" [weekender]

  • One who vacations or visits on a weekend. (noun)
  • A small suitcase or bag for carrying clothing and toiletries for a weekend. (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 "weekender" in a sentence
  • "Situating yourself close to NY, but far enough away that it's a weekender, is probably going to make the place all the better to you."
  • "Cialis also sold overseas has been dubbed the weekender because it lasts up to 36 hours."
  • "What I owned in the way of a wardrobe could have fitted into the sort of suitcase now referred to in luggage ads as a "weekender," a few scraps that would cover me but wouldn't serve in extremes of weather-and, of course, the blue tweed suit that I wore to work in the Los Angeles dress store day after day."