happy medium

Definition of happy medium

  1. :  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

  1. :  favored by luck or fortune :  fortunate

    :  notably fitting, effective, or well adapted :  felicitous

    :  enjoying or characterized by well-being and contentment

  1. :  something in a middle position

    :  a middle condition or degree :  mean

    :  a means of effecting or conveying something: such as

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

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