from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The end of the week, especially the period from Friday evening through Sunday evening.
- intransitive v. To spend weekends or a weekend.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The break in the working week, usually two days including the traditional holy or sabbath day. Thus in western countries, Saturday and Sunday. Occasionally abbreviated to w/e.
- v. To spend the weekend.
- adj. Of, relating to or for the weekend.
- adj. Occurring at the weekend.
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The subjects of Darkon take the term "weekend warrior" too literally, but get a healthy release from suspending their mundane stresses. , by contrast, is a blunt but captivating melodrama, reminding us that wading too far into fantasy can be a most dangerous game.
The high point for his weekend is his ten-year high school reunion, which begins Friday night with a meeting with Stacy, a former friend who has become an interesting and beautiful woman.
This weekend is our reunion and tonight Liz and I had the chance to gather with several Sunset alum and their partners for a “pre-union” get together.
Looks like this weekend is the start of the Oscar Hype machine.
This weekend is the last chance to take the HWAT art trail in 2009, visiting artist studios around Norfolk and Suffolk in the UK.
My wine of the weekend is the Channing Daughters 2007 Scutttlehole Chardonnay.
In the theater, what we call the weekend would normally not be a Friday-Saturday but a Sunday-Monday because we perform until Saturday evening or sometimes we would have a matinee on the Sunday.
The last district swing of the weekend is almost universally called a “Victory Tour.”
The Capital Weather Gang reminds us that this weekend is the D.C. WeatherFest, part of the larger Celebrate Science Expo on the National Mall.
Not to mention that the weekend is the only time for some people to hunt given they work on the weekday.