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weekend warrior

A part-time soldier, or reservist.

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  • 1956: First known usage
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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..

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'weekend warrior':

weekend warriorA person who indulges in a sport or pastime on an infrequent basis, usually on weekends when work commitments are not present.
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週末戦士

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