Weekend-warrior definition

One who enthusiastically engages in an activity or hobby on the weekends outside of regular employment.
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(slang) A person who engages in athletics or military reserve service just on weekends.
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A part-time soldier, or reservist.

Such was the pace with which I, and many like me, the so called "˜weekend warriors' or Territorial Army, were hoisted aboard the Gulf War battle wagon.

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(idiomatic) A person who indulges in a sport or pastime on an infrequent basis, usually on weekends when work commitments are not present.

The most common foot-related injury I see for the weekend warrior is heel pain.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
weekend-warrior
Plural:
weekend-warriors

Origin of weekend-warrior

  • 1956: First known usage

    From Wiktionary