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hump day

(informal) the middle day of the working week, usually Wednesday
Word Origin
C20: see hump (sense 5)
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Contemporary definitions for hump day

the middle of the workweek, usu. Wednesday


We're on the other side of hump day, with the weekend in sight.

Word Origin

1965; seen as the hill to get over to the weekend's 21st Century Lexicon
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Slang definitions & phrases for hump day

hump day


The middle of the workweek, usually Wednesday, seen as the hill to get over in moving toward the weekend and time off (1965+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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