happy medium

Definition of happy medium

:a good choice or condition that avoids any extremes
  • The car's designers have found/struck a happy medium between affordability and luxury.

Word by Word Definitions

happy play
  1. : favored by luck or fortune : fortunate

  2. : notably fitting, effective, or well adapted : felicitous

  3. : enjoying or characterized by well-being and contentment

medium play
  1. : something in a middle position

  2. : a middle condition or degree : mean

  3. : a means of effecting or conveying something: such as

  1. : intermediate in quantity, quality, position, size, or degree


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