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

  • adj. Situated in the very middle; middlemost.
  • adj. Situated nearest the middle.
  • adj. Most private; innermost.
  • adv. In the middle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In the exact middle, or nearest to the exact middle; middlemost

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Middle; middlemost.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Being in the very middle; middlemost; innermost.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. the middle or central part or point
  • adj. being in the exact middle


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  • He quit a phrase midmost to listen to the something new he heard in her voice, then slid noiselessly across the room to join Leo at full length on the bearskin.

    The Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London

  • Miles of wasteland, dotted with peat-ricks and cropping ponies, stretched to the northern horizon: on our left three long coombes radiated seaward, and in the gorge of the midmost was a building stuck like a fish-bone, its twisted Jacobean chimneys overtopping a plantation of ash-trees that now, in November, allowed a glimpse, and no more, of the grey facade.

    I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales

  • On the ground-floor the soldiers were lodged; on the midmost were the state and family apartments, while the uppermost accommodated the household servants and attendants.

    One Snowy Night Long ago at Oxford

  • And yet again, broader, stronger, deeper, lavishly spilling streamers to right and left, it flaunted the midmost zenith with its gorgeous flare, and passed on and down to the further edge of the world.

    CHAPTER 18

  • They had reached the midmost ridge and could see the open river, and beyond, quite clearly, the man and his signal of distress.

    CHAPTER 25

  • Alert, dilating and contracting, as swift as cautious, and infinitely apprehensive, the pupils vertically slitted in jet into the midmost of amazing opals of greenish yellow, the eyes roved the room.


  • The crickets ceased from their sing-song chant, the wildfowl from their squabbling, and the raven croak broke midmost and died away in gasping silence.


  • Well, here he was, the great man on board, in the midmost centre of it, sitting at the captain's right hand, and yet vainly harking back to forecastle and stoke-hole in quest of the Paradise he had lost.

    Chapter 46

  • Bassett had pricked up his ears at the suggestion that it was a white man's head; for he had long since come to accept that these jungle-dwellers, in the midmost centre of the great island, had never had intercourse with white men.


  • The young leader snarled terribly, but his snarl broke midmost into

    The Battle of the Fangs


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