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- n. A part-time soldier, or reservist
- n. A person who indulges in a sport or pastime on an infrequent basis, usually on weekends when work commitments are not present.
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- n. a reservist who fulfills the military obligation on weekends
- n. 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)
1956: First known usage (Wiktionary)