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[week-dey] /ˈwikˌdeɪ/
any day of the week except Sunday or, often, Saturday and Sunday.
of or on a weekday:
weekday occupations.
Origin of weekday
before 900; Middle English; Old English wicdæg. See week, day Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Carnivorous lunches with one of his brothers represent a brief but regular weekday reprieve for him.
  • It was early on a weekday evening, and the place was quiet.
  • Go early on a weekday if you want to take pictures without people in the background.
  • Go on a weekday and you won't have as many people in the way as you take photographs.
  • Scientists have long speculated that pollution from weekday commuters might affect the storm cycle.
  • Popular cool-to-cold weather choice with a relaxed fit for both weekend and weekday forays.
  • In other words, it doesn't eliminate traffic at the periods when there is traffic: the weekday rush hours.
  • Several colleges try to bring academic life back to the last weekday.
  • If the world were ordered entirely according to my liking, games would be displayed by date, not weekday.
  • The bedroom window was open, but the usual white noise of a weekday waking morning was eerily absent.
British Dictionary definitions for weekday


any day of the week other than Sunday and, often, Saturday
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for weekday

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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