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[week-nahyt] /ˈwikˌnaɪt/
any night of the week, usually except Saturday and Sunday.
Also, weeknightly
[week-nahyt-lee] /ˈwikˌnaɪt li/ (Show IPA)
. of, on, or for a weeknight:
the weeknight lineup of TV programs.
Origin of weeknight
1855-60; week + night Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for weeknight
  • Embellish it with a fried egg and your own toppings and you've got a satisfyingly hearty breakfast, brunch, or weeknight supper.
  • The nightly rate includes a full buffet breakfast each morning and a weeknight wine and cheese reception.
  • Wake up to a complimentary breakfast buffet each morning or relax in the evenings at the inn's evening weeknight social hour.
  • Live music is offered weekly and trivia and bingo are popular weeknight activities.
  • Pound and brown the everyday bird into a versatile weeknight option.
  • During the holidays, with so many gatherings waiting to happen, weeknight meals sometimes need to be worthy of company.
  • It's an extra-special midday pick-me-up, or an all-in-one weeknight dinner.
  • Serve it with steamed vegetables and rice for an inspired weeknight dinner.
  • With a salad and a simple dessert, this is a weeknight menu con brio.
  • It's fast to prepare, making it a good go-to weeknight dinner.
British Dictionary definitions for weeknight


the evening or night of a weekday
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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