Definition of weekly in English:

weekly

adjective

  • 1Done, produced, or occurring once a week:

    ‘there was a weekly dance on Wednesdays’
    • ‘She once gave me a break by running a weekly column by me when she was editor of the Financial Post.’
    • ‘With a weekly Scottish Mirror column and the second run of her own Radio Scotland show in the pipeline, you wonder how she finds the time.’
    • ‘They will be required to attend for personal tutorial on an approximately once weekly basis.’
    • ‘There were also weekly dances at that time in the Town Hall.’
    • ‘Some planned events will be featured on a weekly basis once the centre is open.’
    • ‘There are weekly pool tournaments on a Thursday.’
    • ‘In the last 20 years, large sections of the population have lost the ability to cook simple dishes once served up on a weekly basis.’
    • ‘I believe it would be more beneficial to have four tutorials a term accompanied by a compulsory weekly discussion class.’
    • ‘The weekly market dance was cancelled because of rain, so I didn't have to go to that.’
    • ‘Once you devise a weekly plan, write out each workout at least a day in advance.’
    • ‘Irish dancing classes are held weekly in the school free of charge.’
    once a week, seven-day
    lasting a week
    hebdomadal, hebdomadary
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    1. 1.1 Relating to or calculated in terms of a week:
      ‘the difference in weekly income is £29.10’
      • ‘She said that Mitchell, who had moved since the assault, had a weekly income of £37.50 and a number of debts.’
      • ‘It is understood the company was losing money on a weekly basic and they found this to be unsustainable in the long term.’
      • ‘There is also a change to the way in which weekly contributions are calculated for the self-employed.’
      • ‘Willetts has calculated that around a third of this additional weekly income will be clawed back in many cases.’
      • ‘The burglar had probably heard she had been saving for years from her paltry weekly income, to leave something for her grandchildren.’
      • ‘This promises all pensioners a basic weekly income above the state pension.’
      • ‘People in Berwick-upon-Tweed, in the North East, have the lowest average weekly incomes at 302.’
      • ‘I was reviewing television for the New Statesman on a weekly basis and that was basically my income.’
      • ‘Payments are usually made once a month but single or low income parents can claim weekly payments.’
      • ‘A couple with two children whose weekly income is at or below 334 may qualify.’
      • ‘The money he receives from the government is a big part of his family's weekly income - and they cannot do without it.’
      • ‘I'd also like to see London theatres being upfront for once by publishing their weekly takings.’
      • ‘In real terms, average weekly earnings for young people declined sharply over the same 10 years.’
      • ‘To work out if you are eligible for the Pension Credit, you need to calculate your weekly income, after deductions and savings.’
      • ‘I can see this in terms of the weekly web server statistics that I monitor.’
      • ‘For years she surmounted her weekly shortfall by pooling her income and expenses with Elsa.’
      • ‘Even with a weekly income of $300, they decided to continue to live in the back room.’
      • ‘He is likely to be entitled to the Savings credit if, as a single person, his total weekly income is less than £139 a week.’

adverb

  • Once a week:

    ‘interviews were given weekly’
    • ‘Originally, the recommended levels were 21 units weekly for men and 14 for women.’
    • ‘Once weekly it presents a critique of the week's news items as portrayed by the print, film and radio media.’
    • ‘Milk was sampled once weekly at all three milkings and composited for each cow.’
    • ‘Charter flights will be taking about 1,000 Slovenians weekly, until the end of the season.’
    • ‘What you should consider is giving up the cigarettes and trying to walk for 30 minutes three times weekly.’
    • ‘You'll weight train twice weekly, once as your only exercise for that day and once on the same day as a run.’
    • ‘The programme is for four nights once weekly, mid February to mid March.’
    • ‘They hold Cabinet meetings there once weekly and it is in continual use for functions.’
    • ‘I checked nests at least weekly and usually daily around the supposed time of laying and hatching.’
    • ‘There will be jazz sessions weekly for July and August so don't miss out.’
    • ‘The ship carries up to 1,200 tonnes down to Ayrshire once or twice weekly.’
    once a week, every week, each week, on a weekly basis
    by the week, per week, a week
    hebdomadally
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noun

  • A newspaper or periodical issued every week.

    • ‘In some markets, weeklies or monthlies picked up the comic after dailies dropped it.’
    • ‘They were in the local daily paper or the weeklies.’
    • ‘It was one of the few weeklies that carried reports from all the colonies.’
    • ‘As of the 2002 count, there were 1,457 daily newspapers in the country and about 6,699 weeklies.’
    • ‘Journalists from dailies averaged 5.5, and journalists from weeklies averaged 5.4.’
    • ‘There are many tabloid weeklies in Hong Kong and how many can I read?’
    • ‘Sethi is the editor of the Daily Times and the leading Pakistani weekly The Friday Times.’
    • ‘I only have experience as a stringer for a daily and a freelancer for magazines and weeklies.’
    • ‘He owns a personal library which receives several Urdu dailies, weeklies and monthlies published in different parts of the country.’
    • ‘Everybody disagreed with him, apart from the British weekly The Economist.’
    • ‘‘We always said when we went into newspapers, we would concentrate on weeklies rather than dailies,’ he said.’
    • ‘Both journals are international weeklies, but Science has a higher circulation within the United States and so is often preferred by United States scientists.’
    • ‘It was long accepted that reporters, and even the editors of some country weeklies, would be much more poorly paid than the printers who produced their papers.’

Pronunciation:

weekly

/ˈwiːkli/