ˈmid-ˌrīz How to pronounce mid-rise (audio)
: being approximately 5 to 10 stories high
mid-rise condominiums

Examples of mid-rise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The latest plans envision three new residential buildings consisting of two towers with market-rate apartments and one mid-rise building geared toward seniors. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 10 Jan. 2024 There’s a flat edge at the legs and a no-roll band at the mid-rise waist, so these will stay put without bunching or chafing. Barbara Bellesi Zito, Travel + Leisure, 24 Jan. 2024 Located just north of Town Center at 115th and Nall, The Residences at Park Place features 177 spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom loft, mid-rise and townhome apartment homes. Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 Consider adding this mid-rise skirt to your packing list. Amy Schlinger, Travel + Leisure, 19 Dec. 2023 The mid-rise leggings have a wide waistband with a hidden pocket that can store keys. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 6 Dec. 2023 Mango mid-rise straight jeans Nothing like a crisp white pair of jeans to pair with our favorite coats. Porter Simmons, Vogue, 27 Nov. 2023 However, if high–rise isn’t your vibe, there are plenty of low-rise, mid-rise, slim-fitting, and curvy options to choose from as well. Maura Jenkins, Glamour, 27 Nov. 2023 The mid-rise fit is also ultra-flattering, thanks to a slightly-slouchy boyfriend style with a cropped inseam to better layer over winter boots. Sophie Dodd, Travel + Leisure, 16 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mid-rise was in 1967

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“Mid-rise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mid-rise. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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