What does the word fortnight mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A period of two weeks.

  • Part of speech: adjective, adverb

  • Fortnightly.

Usage examples for fortnight

  1. She's got on very fast this fortnight. – Windows (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  2. Why, my dear, his French party were a fortnight in the country. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. He wouldn't have called me a fool a fortnight ago; 'twas I called him fool then, and last night he called me old fool; what do you think of that? – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
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