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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A name that occurs between a person's first name and surname.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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