Definition of bimonthly in English:


Syllabification: bi·month·ly
Pronunciation: /ˌbīˈmənTHlē


Occurring or produced twice a month or every two months: a bimonthly newsletter
More example sentences
  • A quarterly or bimonthly newsletter gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your expertise and gives your readers useful information at the same time.
  • Sports Medicine Update is AOSSM's bimonthly newsletter on all the latest Society and orthopaedic sports medicine news.
  • Forecast is American Demographics' bimonthly newsletter devoted to census coverage.


Back to top  
Twice a month or every two months: the magazine appears bimonthly
More example sentences
  • Chairman of the Police Community Consultative Committee, he meets with residents bimonthly at the police station and says everyone agrees more police would help.
  • Conformance tests: the project releases its conformance test suites bimonthly.
  • An active CAB should meet regularly, weekly or biweekly during the start-up stage, and then monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly throughout the duration of the project.

noun (plural bimonthlies)

Back to top  
A periodical produced twice a month or every two months.
More example sentences
  • In order to overcome this difficult period, we have decided to change BOWLING DIGEST'S frequency from a bimonthly to a quarterly.
  • In 2001, we went from a quarterly to a bimonthly.
  • Instead, his bimonthly compiles and summarizes the reviews in major newspapers and runs features that put context on books and authors, both current and classic.


On the ambiguity of words like bimonthly, biweekly, etc., see bi- (usage).

Definition of bimonthly in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on bimonthly

Nearby words

Translate bimonthly

into Spanish
Word of the day noisome
Pronunciation: ˈnɔɪs(ə)m
having an extremely offensive smell