in the middle
Definition of in the middle
: in a difficult or unpleasant position She hated conflict and did not want to be put in the middle. He was caught in the middle when his parents got divorced.
Word by Word Definitions
: equally distant from the extremes : medial, central
: being at neither extreme : intermediate
: constituting a division intermediate between those prior and later or upper and lower
: a middle part, point, or position
: the central portion of the human body : waist
: the position of being among or in the midst of something
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up in the middle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).