weekend warrior


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weekend warrior

n. Informal
One who enthusiastically engages in an activity or hobby on the weekends outside of regular employment: "Despite the dangers, wreck divers are typically weekend warriors who leave families and jobs behind to test themselves at two hundred feet down" (New Yorker).
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Noun1.weekend warrior - a homeowner who acts as a contractor and tries to do major improvement projects on weekends (often without understanding the scope of the work to be done)
homeowner, householder - someone who owns a home
2.weekend warrior - a reservist who fulfills the military obligation on weekendsweekend warrior - a reservist who fulfills the military obligation on weekends
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
reservist - a member of a military reserve
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But if you get that hankering for a hunk of nightlife now and again, the Weekend Warrior is the friend to call.
The primary vice of the weekend warrior is trying to fit a week's worth of exercise into a Saturday afternoon.