What does Weekly mean?

Definitions for Weekly
ˈwik liweek·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Weekly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. weeklyadjective

    a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)

  2. weekly, hebdomadal, hebdomadaryadverb

    of or occurring every seven days

    "a weekly visit"; "weekly paper"

  3. hebdomadally, weekly, every week, each weekadverb

    without missing a week

    "she visited her aunt weekly"


  1. weeklynoun

    A publication that is published once a week.

  2. weeklyadverb

    Once every week.

    She visits her mother weekly.

  3. weeklyadverb

    Every week.

  4. weeklyadjective

    Of or relating to a week.

  5. weeklyadjective

    Happening once a week, or every week.

    He's going for his weekly check-up at the hospital.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Weeklyadjective

    Happening, produced, or done once a week; hebdomadary.

    Etymology: from week.

    The Jews had always their weekly readings of the law of Moses. Richard Hooker.

    So liv’d our sires, ere doctors learn’d to kill,
    And multiply’d with heirs their weekly bill. Dryden.

    Nothing more frequent in their weekly papers, than affecting to confound the terms of clergy and high-church, and then loading the latter with calumny. Jonathan Swift.

  2. Weeklyadverb

    Once a week; by hebdomadal periods.

    Etymology: from week.

    These are obliged to perform divine worship in their turns weekly, and are sometimes called hebdomadal canons. John Ayliffe.


  1. weekly

    Weekly refers to something that occurs, appears, or is done every week, or once a week. This can refer to an event, task, publication, or any other happening on a weekly basis or cycle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weeklyadjective

    of or pertaining to a week, or week days; as, weekly labor

  2. Weeklyadjective

    coming, happening, or done once a week; hebdomadary; as, a weekly payment; a weekly gazette

  3. Weeklynoun

    a publication issued once in seven days, or appearing once a week

  4. Weeklyadverb

    once a week; by hebdomadal periods; as, each performs service weekly


  1. Weekly

    Weekly is a reference to the interval between events; once every week.

Editors Contribution

  1. weekly

    To create, occur or schedule every week.

    The weekly tasks were input onto the scheduling system for each location, the crew are amazing at completing, so efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 27, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Weekly is ranked #14794 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Weekly surname appeared 2,006 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Weekly.

    69.4% or 1,394 total occurrences were White.
    24.9% or 501 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 55 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 43 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.3% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Weekly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4066

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Weekly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4731

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Weekly' in Adjectives Frequency: #545

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Weekly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Weekly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Weekly in a Sentence

  1. Rachel Liverman:

    Traditional spa treatments are something you treat yourself with ; it’s a long, relaxing process you want to soak in. A facial studio like Glowbar is something that should be part of your weekly or monthly routine ; a quick and efficient facial you can fit in before or after work that does n’t break the bank, both have positive results, but consistency is key which is what makes facial members, specifically at Glowbar, the more practical, effective method for self-care.

  2. Deirdre Tobias:

    Long-term adherence is going to be what drives (weight loss), so identifying which of all the health foods you enjoy, which patterns you can stick to on a daily or weekly basis, will be what gives the best weight loss.

  3. Andrew Chesnut:

    In Latin America, church officials rebuke Santa Muerte almost weekly.

  4. Lexie Brown:

    Athletes Unlimited is another great stage to showcase professional women’s basketball here in the United States, i cannot wait to compete both with and against so many talented players on a weekly basis.

  5. Joanna Cohen:

    For most people, it takes multiple tries to actually quit for good. But there's a lot of self-learning that happens each time you try. With a weekly cue, you get to try again more often and learn more quickly and hopefully be more successful sooner, versus only trying to quit on New Year.

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Translations for Weekly

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  • اسبوعياArabic
  • সাপ্তাহিকBengali
  • setmanalment, setmanalCatalan, Valencian
  • týdně, týdeníkCzech
  • Wochenblatt, Wochenzeitschrift, wöchentlichGerman
  • εβδομαδιαίοςGreek
  • semanalmente, semanalSpanish
  • astekari, astean behin, asteroko, asteroBasque
  • هفتگی, هفته‌نامهPersian
  • viikkolehti, viikoittain, viikoittainen, viikkoFinnish
  • hebdomadaire, hebdomadairement, une fois par semaineFrench
  • seachtanán, seachtainiúilIrish
  • semanalmenteGalician
  • અઠવાડિકGujarati
  • shiaghtinaneManx
  • שבועון, כל שבוע, שבועי, אחת לשבועHebrew
  • साप्ताहिकHindi
  • hetilap, hetenkéntHungarian
  • settimanalmente, settimanaleItalian
  • 毎週の, 週刊, 毎週Japanese
  • weeklyLatin
  • mingguanMalay
  • ukentligNorwegian
  • eenmaal per week, wekelijks, wekelijkse, weekblad, elke weekDutch
  • tygodniowy, tygodnik, co tydzień, cotygodniowo, cotygodniowyPolish
  • semanário, semanalmente, hebdomadário, semanalPortuguese
  • săptămânalRomanian
  • еженедельник, еженедельно, еженедельный, недельный, еRussian
  • en gång per vecka, en gång i veckan, vecka, veckotidning, varje veckaSwedish
  • வாரந்தோறும்Tamil
  • lingguhanTagalog
  • haftalık, her hafta, haftada birTurkish

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