follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

biyearly

[bahy-yeer-lee] /baɪˈyɪər li/
adjective
1.
biennial (defs 1, 2).
adverb
2.
biennially; biannually.
3.
twice yearly.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; bi-1 + yearly
Usage note
See bi-1.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for biyearly

biyearly

/baɪˈjɪəlɪ/
adjective, adverb
1.
every two years; biennial or biennially
2.
(often avoided because of confusion with sense 1) twice a year; biannual or biannually See bi-1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for biyearly

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for biyearly

16
16
Scrabble Words With Friends