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
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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