Definition of long weekend in English:

long weekend

Translate long weekend into Spanish


  • A vacation period that includes one or more of the days preceding or following a weekend, in addition to the Saturday and Sunday.

    ‘we went to Paris for a long weekend’
    • ‘I'm off to the beaches for a long weekend.’
    • ‘Ireland's capital city makes a good destination for a long weekend city break.’
    • ‘Once I leave here this evening, I'm on a long weekend and won't be back in the office until Tuesday.’
    • ‘I was spending a long weekend in Skegness.’
    • ‘I'd been concerned about getting as far as possible before the dreaded long weekend traffic blocked up all the roads, but it just didn't seem to happen this weekend.’
    • ‘We got a lovely invite from my cousin to go up to Wales for the Easter long weekend.’
    • ‘The long weekend began with gorgeous weather as thousands were flocking out of the city.’
    • ‘We're enjoying last-minute long weekends in Barcelona and Paris with increasing regularity.’
    • ‘New Zealanders flock here for long weekends and nominate it as the city they'd most like to live in.’
    • ‘The temptation to spend idyllic long weekends in the British countryside is enough to get most of us dragging suitcases out of the loft.’