Definition of fortnight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fortnight

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfɔːtnaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrtnaɪt//
 
[usually singular](British English)
 
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two weeks a fortnight’s holiday a fortnight ago in a fortnight’s time He's had three accidents in the past fortnight. We hope to leave in the next fortnight. We’ve spent the last fortnight in Spain. Word Origin Old English fēowertīene niht ‘fourteen nights’.