Definitions

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

  • n. The middle of the week.
  • n. Wednesday.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The middle of the week.
  • adj. That happens in the middle of the week
  • adv. In the middle of the week.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The middle of the week. Also used adjectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The middle of the week.
  • Set for or occurring in the middle of the week: as, the midweek sailings; a midweek holiday.

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

  • n. the fourth day of the week; the third working day
  • adv. in the middle of the week
  • n. the middle of a week

Etymologies

From mid- +‎ week. Compare German Mittwoch ("Wednesday", literally "midweek"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Gérard Houllier's love for Emile Heskey, Villa's Carling Cup hero against Blackburn in midweek, remains undimmed.

    Wolves v Aston Villa – as it happened

  • Feels very strange to have the NFL draft opening in midweek, and in prime time, but there it is.

    2010 NFL Draft

  • New processor/motherboard/ram for computer (ok, I ordered this last weekend, but it only came in midweek)

    October 2nd, 2004

  • Quite why people need to be able to drink in licensed premises at four o’clock in the morning midweek is utterly beyond me.

    Outbreak of Clerical Common Sense

  • Brussow's inclusion in the so-called midweek team was the big surprise pulled by Springbok coach Peter de Villiers on Monday.

    IOL: News

  • Wednesday in German is Mittwoch, which means 'midweek'.

    Mittwoch

  • A stunning goal from Jean Makoun gave the French side a narrow victory over the La Liga outfit in midweek, meaning the Spanish side face an uphill task in the second leg of their tie to remain in Europe's premium competition.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Bolton side who drew 0-0 at Wigan in midweek, meaning Arsenal loanee Jack Wilshere is again on the bench.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • Leeds name the same side which destroyed Yeovil 4-0 in midweek, meaning Town's defence will have to try and cope with 28-goal hitman Jermaine Beckford, who grabbed a hat-trick against The Glovers.

    undefined

  • Rangers manager Walter Smith named an unchanged side from the one which drew with Dundee United in midweek, meaning Barry Ferguson had to settle for a place on the bench yet again and continues his wait to make his first start of the season following ankle surgery in the summer.

    ESPNsoccernet

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.