middle–of–the–road

adjective

Definition of middle–of–the–road

  1. :  standing for or following a course of action midway between extremes; especially :  being neither liberal nor conservative in politics

middle–of–the–roader

play \-ˈrō-dər\ noun

middle–of–the–roadism

play \-ˈrō-ˌdi-zəm\ noun

1894

First Known Use of middle–of–the–road

1894


MIDDLE–OF–THE–ROAD Defined for English Language Learners

middle–of–the–road

adjective

Definition of middle–of–the–road for English Language Learners

  • : supporting or following a course of action that is not extreme and that is acceptable to many different people

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