middle name

noun

Definition of middle name

  1. 1 :  a name between one's first name and surname

  2. 2 :  a term that is particularly apt to denote a person's qualities or affinities patience is her middle name

Examples of middle name in a sentence

  1. President John F. Kennedy's middle name was Fitzgerald.

1835

First Known Use of middle name

1835


MIDDLE NAME Defined for English Language Learners

middle name

noun

Definition of middle name for English Language Learners

  • : a name between a person's first name and family name

  • : a word that accurately describes a person's qualities


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