Definition of weekender in English:


Line breaks: week|end¦er
Pronunciation: /wiːkˈɛndə


1A person who spends time in a particular place only at weekends: weekenders from the city sat drinking under the trees
More example sentences
  • Gradually the character of our villages is changing as we get more and more weekenders or people who commute moving here.
  • We get weekenders who become some of our most loyal business.
  • There are complaints here among commuters and weekenders about cocks crowing in the early morning and cowpats and mud on the road just as there are in England.
1.1Australian informal A holiday cottage.
More example sentences
  • The project retains the distinct sense of a well-used weekender and summer holiday house filled memories of times past.
  • His property's less than three hours drive from Sydney, and Sydney people are buying up land for weekenders and hobby farms.
  • What's wrong with Mr Armitage having a weekender?
1.2A small pleasure boat.

Definition of weekender in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace