mid·​dler | \ ˈmid-lər How to pronounce middler (audio) , ˈmi-dᵊl-ər\

Definition of middler

: one belonging to an intermediate group, division, or class: such as
a : a student in the second-year class of a three-year program (as at a seminary or law school)
b : a student in the second- or third-year class in some private secondary schools having a four-year course
c : a student in a division in some private schools that corresponds approximately to junior high school

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For a middler, a shirt with its own pulley system is the wardrobe in the drama of celebrity. Chelsea Peng, Marie Claire, "Why Can't We Just Have Normal Shirts Anymore?," 10 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of middler

1882, in the meaning defined above

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