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[n. mid-week, -week; adj. mid-week] /n. ˈmɪdˈwik, -ˌwik; adj. ˈmɪdˌwik/
the middle of the week.
(initial capital letter) (among the Quakers) Wednesday.
of, relating to, or occurring in the middle of the week.
Origin of midweek
1700-10; mid- + week Unabridged
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Examples from the web for midweek
  • Summer and winter, to miss the crowds, time your visit to midweek.
  • Working the weekend shift, he had an out-of-sync schedule that allowed him to take midweek lessons.
  • Rate totals are based on compact, intermediate and full-size rates pulled on six midweek days.
  • The workweek is a conceived as a hill with midweek representing the highest point.
  • He was at a midweek dinner party and he turned to his neighbor across the table.
  • Whether weekend or midweek, this with-it spot is nearly empty.
  • midweek, the place was a bit lackluster with service slightly off kilter.
  • The hotel has several tour packages including a midweek whale watching tour and midweek fishing package.
  • Fox plans to broadcast up three live games each weekend plus midweek matches, when they are scheduled.
  • Traveling midweek cuts a few dollars off of the price.
British Dictionary definitions for midweek


  1. the middle of the week
  2. (as modifier): a midweek holiday
Derived Forms
midweekly, adjective
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