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 (sĕm′ē-wēk′lē, sĕm′ī-)
Issued or occurring twice a week.
n. pl. sem·i·week·lies
A semiweekly event or publication.
Twice weekly. See Usage Note at bi-1.


occurring twice a week
n, pl -lies
(Journalism & Publishing) US a publication that is issued twice a week


(ˌsɛm iˈwik li, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj., n., pl. -lies,
adv. adj.
1. occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week.
2. a semiweekly publication.
3. twice a week.
usage: See bi-1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semiweekly - a periodical that is published twice each week (or 104 issues per year)
serial publication, serial, series - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
Adj.1.semiweekly - occurring twice a week
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Adv.1.semiweekly - twice a week; "he called home semiweekly"
References in periodicals archive ?
The Portage distribution center sends out the local Daily Register (circulation 4,850), the Baraboo News-Republic (circulation 3,975), three semiweeklies, a weekly -- all redesigned to "strengthen local coverage," said Cunningham -- and a shopper.
In March 2000, the newly retired executive launched his second career as a newspaper owner with a bang, buying the seven Alabama weeklies and semiweeklies of Gulf Coast Newspapers.
Beasley succeeds Rick Thomason, now publisher of The Destin Log, The Walton Log, and The Walton Sun, all Florida semiweeklies.