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weekday

[week-dey] /ˈwikˌdeɪ/
noun
1.
any day of the week except Sunday or, often, Saturday and Sunday.
adjective
2.
of or on a weekday:
weekday occupations.
Origin of weekday
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English wicdæg. See week, day
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  • weekday evenings are also often given over to the same purpose.

    Book of Etiquette Lillian Eichler
  • I don't know whether these were his weekday or his Sunday clothes.

    A Jolly Fellowship Frank R. Stockton
  • A dog lay extended in the middle of the road, basking in the sunshine, a thing which he would not have dared to do on a weekday.

    My Strangest Case Guy Boothby
  • Well, then, there was a weekday life to live, of action and deeds.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • She herself, Ursula Brangwen, must know how to take the weekday life.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for weekday

weekday

/ˈwiːkˌdeɪ/
noun
1.
any day of the week other than Sunday and, often, Saturday
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Word Origin and History for weekday
n.

Old English wicdæge "day of the week" (cf. Old High German wehhatag, Old Norse vikudagr). See week + day. In Middle English, any day other than Sunday.

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