Middle American

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Middle American

:a person who holds the usually traditional or conservative views of people of the middle class in the U.S.

Word by Word Definitions

middle play
  1. : equally distant from the extremes : medial, central

  2. : being at neither extreme : intermediate

  3. : constituting a division intermediate between those prior and later or upper and lower

  1. : a middle part, point, or position

  2. : the central portion of the human body : waist

  3. : the position of being among or in the midst of something

American play
  1. : an American Indian of North America or South America

  2. : a native or inhabitant of North America or South America

  3. : a native or inhabitant of the U.S. : a U.S. citizen

  1. : of or relating to America

  2. : of or relating to the U.S. or its possessions or original territory


middle-American

adjective
variants: also Middle-American

Definition of middle-American

:relating to the usually traditional or conservative people of the middle class in the U.S. :being a Middle American
  • a typical middle-American home
  • Middle-American values
  • a suburban middle-American housewife

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