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Definitions for fortnightly
ˈfɔrtˌnaɪt lifort·night·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortnightly, biweeklyadverb

    occurring every two weeks

  2. fortnightly, biweeklyadverb

    every two weeks

    "he visited his cousins fortnightly"


  1. fortnightlynoun

    a publication issued fortnightly; a bi-weekly

  2. fortnightlyadverb

    once in a fortnight

  3. fortnightlyadjective

    occurring once in a fortnight


  1. fortnightly

    A fortnight is a unit of time equal to 14 days (two weeks). The word derives from the Old English term fēowertīene niht, meaning "fourteen nights" (or "fourteen days," since the Anglo-Saxons counted by nights).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fortnightlyadjective

    occurring or appearing once in a fortnight; as, a fortnightly meeting of a club; a fortnightly magazine, or other publication

  2. Fortnightlyadverb

    once in a fortnight; at intervals of a fortnight

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fortnightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fortnightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fortnightly in a Sentence

  1. So I Married an Axe Murderer:

    Charlie Dad, how can you hate The Colonel Stuart Because he puts an addictive chemical in his chicken that makes ya crave it fortnightly, smartass

  2. Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver:

    We're involved at the moment in fortnightly calls ... on Brazil, Mexico, United States and Turkey, which are clearly the four which present the biggest problems in this regard (improving them), we absolutely need to turn them round, or we would need to think of more extreme solutions to the problem.

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