Adjective "biweekly" definition and examples

(Biweekly may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples

adjective & adverb

Appearing or taking place every two weeks or twice a week.
  1. 'The volunteer will commit to a shift from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. either weekly or biweekly.'
  2. 'He remains alive by dint of a sympathetic doctor who secretly slips him the $96 biweekly regimen of medicine.'
  3. 'The 161 plants that bolted in 1986 were monitored weekly or biweekly from 12 April to 10 September for survival, flowering, and silique production.'
  4. 'During the different phases, participants appear before the drug court judge weekly, biweekly, or monthly, depending on their phase of the treatment.'
  5. 'Black Box is a class that gives students the chance to write, direct, and act in the five different biweekly shows in Studio Two, which is located behind the main stage of the SFU theatre.'
  6. 'Daily treatments are not more effective than weekly or biweekly treatments.'
  7. 'Beginning in the spring of that year, the cantankerous octogenarian wrote an extended series of letters - over three hundred in all - that appeared biweekly in a local newspaper.'
  8. 'The extern maintains a procedure log, which is reviewed biweekly by the clinical educator who tracks the types of procedures the extern is participating in.'
  9. 'He hopes to hold biweekly meetings with the administration.'
  10. 'Yet behind the scenes, the company chose not to pay that severance in the lump sums its employees requested, opting instead for biweekly payments.'


A periodical that appears every two weeks or twice a week.
  1. 'Banjul's independent biweekly The Independent warned the AU to guard against colonialism.'
  2. 'I would love to eventually publish Radar as a biweekly, but how quickly we make that transition will depend on our financing.'
  3. 'That's also true of many of the remaining locally owned papers (some 180 across the country, ranging from weeklies and biweeklies to monthlies and quarterlies).'
  4. 'The free newspaper, which had been a biweekly, relaunched May 10 and is going weekly in June.'
  5. 'Between 1999 and 2002, he gave the magazine $8.5 million to increase circulation and overall influence, and to help it become a biweekly.'
  6. 'He is a freelance journalist who has worked for KCBS News Radio and El Tecolote, a bilingual biweekly in San Francisco.'

More definitions

1. occurring every two weeks.

2. occurring twice a week; semiweekly. noun, plural biweeklies.

3. a periodical issued every other week. adverb

4. every two weeks.

5. twice a week.

More examples(as adjective)

"hues can be biweekly."

"cries can be biweekly."

"bulletins can be biweekly."