hump day

noun
variants: or less commonly Hump Day
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018

Definition of hump day

chiefly US, informal
: Wednesday regarded as the middle point of the workweek
  • Hump day is past and it's time to start thinking about the sunny weekend ahead of us, Nashville!
  • —Tabitha Waggoner

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1959

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