from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A name that occurs between a person's first name and surname.
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- n. A name between the given name and the family name or surname
- n. A trait, activity, or action closely associated with or that excellently describes a person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a name between your first name and your surname
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The English, stem and branch, were the “Bakers” my middle name is Baker; the Dutch, the “Bensons”; the French Huguenots, the “Valleaus.”
"Okay, so if I asked you if the name, say" – he waved his arms theatrically – "Craig Dipwad meant anything to you, would you chirp up, 'Hey, my middle name is Craig'?"
My middle name is Davey after my grandfather David Spelling, but I met my father’s parents only once, when I was three.