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The last part of the week, typically from Friday evening through Sunday evening, but sometimes including other adjacent days, especially when seen as a time of leisure or recreation: spent the long weekend fishing.
intr.v. week·end·ed, week·end·ing, week·ends
To spend weekends or a weekend.

week′ends′ adv.


informal at the weekend, esp regularly or during every weekend



every weekend; on weekends.
References in classic literature ?
Holdsworthy's family lived in a delightful bungalow near Menlo Park, and here Daylight spent a number of weekends, seeing a fineness and kindness of home life of which he had never dreamed.
She was going to a boarding-house where she had spent a couple of weekends with Emil Miller, and had written to say that her husband was obliged to go to Germany on business and she was coming down with her baby.
Anne's homesickness wore off, greatly helped in the wearing by her weekend visits home.
I shan't even have the comfort of looking forward to the weekend visit home, as I had when I went to Queen's.
Perhaps putting the biggest bite on the newcomers during the past two weekends has been ``Nemo,'' which has finished in first or second place every week since its release last month.
1 box office spot this weekend, it will have to buck a trend that even the summer's biggest hits take steep dives in their second and third weekends at the multiplex.
7 million, and has shown amazing staying power during its first five weekends.
Universal Pictures' ``The Scorpion King,'' box office champ for the last two weekends, dropped to a very distant second place with an estimated $9.