fortnightly
I. adjective Date: 1800 occurring or appearing once in a fortnight II. adverb Date: 1820 once in a fortnight ; every fortnight III. noun (plural -lies) Date: 1940 a publication issued fortnightly

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  • Fortnightly — Fort night ly, a. Occurring or appearing once in a fortnight; as, a fortnightly meeting of a club; a fortnightly magazine, or other publication. adv. Once in a fortnight; at intervals of a fortnight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fortnightly — chiefly Brit. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ happening or produced every two weeks. ► ADVERB ▪ every two weeks. ► NOUN (pl. fortnightlies) ▪ a magazine issued every two weeks …   English terms dictionary

  • fortnightly — [fôrt′nīt΄lē; ] also, esp. for adv. [ fôrt nīt′lē] Chiefly Brit. adj., adv. once in every fortnight, or at two week intervals n. pl. fortnightlies a periodical issued at two week intervals …   English World dictionary

  • fortnightly — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)tnaɪtli[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A fortnightly event or publication happens or appears once every two weeks. [BRIT] They are now holding their fortnightly meetings at The New Invention Victory Club. ...an exciting new fortnightly magazine. ADV …   English dictionary

  • fortnightly — 1. noun a publication issued fortnightly; a bi weekly 2. adjective occurring once in a fortnight 3. adverb once in a fortnight …   Wiktionary

  • fortnightly — fort|night|ly [ˈfo:tnaıtli US ˈfo:rt ] adj, adv BrE happening every fortnight or once a fortnight ▪ We used to dread my uncle s fortnightly visits …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fortnightly — adjective, adverb BrE happening every fortnight or once a fortnight: We used to dread my uncle s fortnightly visits …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fortnightly — UK [ˈfɔː(r)tnaɪtlɪ] / US [ˈfɔrtˌnaɪtlɪ] adjective, adverb British happening every two weeks a fortnightly review …   English dictionary

  • fortnightly — /fawrt nuyt lee/, adj., adv., n., pl. fortnightlies. adj. 1. occurring or appearing once a fortnight. adv. 2. once a fortnight. n. 3. a periodical issued every two weeks. [1790 1800; FORTNIGHT + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • fortnightly — Synonyms and related words: annual, biannual, biennial, bimonthly, biweekly, catamenial, centenary, centennial, daily, daybook, decennial, diary, diurnal, ephemeris, gazette, hebdomadal, hourly, journal, magazine, menstrual, momentary, momently,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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