mid·​dler ˈmid-lər How to pronounce middler (audio)
: one belonging to an intermediate group, division, or class: such as
: a student in the second-year class of a three-year program (as at a seminary or law school)
: a student in the second- or third-year class in some private secondary schools having a four-year course
: a student in a division in some private schools that corresponds approximately to junior high school

Examples of middler in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of middler was in 1882

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“Middler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/middler. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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