› Saturday and Sunday, or Friday evening until Sunday night: this/next/last weekend The contract ends next weekend. The film produced huge takings on the first weekend.
› a holiday or a visit taken at a weekend: How much would a weekend for two in Amsterdam cost? a weekend break/trip
at the weekend UK (US on the weekend) › on Saturday or Sunday, or on both Saturday and Sunday: Sales of the new games console, launched at the weekend, were at record levels.
at weekends UK (US on (the) weekends) › between Friday evening and Sunday night, or on Saturdays and Sundays: Residential consumers tend to use the phone in the evenings and at weekends.