Examples of middling in a Sentence
tired of the city but not particularly interested in small-town life, he moved to a suburb of middling size
was disappointed in the renowned historian's latest book, which is only middling
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Florida State, a popular College Football Playoff pick leading up to Week 1, needed to beat a middling Sun Belt team (Louisiana Monroe) during conference championship week to preserve its nation-leading bowl eligibility streak.
The Bucks were 23-22 at the point of Kidd's firing and the team's management and ownership all felt that Milwaukee's roster was too talented, especially after the early-season addition of Eric Bledsoe, to warrant such middling results.
Instead, the Heat proved to be a middling team, barely above average, neither skilled enough nor consistent enough to land a top four seed, let alone beat the league’s bottom feeders consistently.
Pittsburgh was a middling 17th during the regular season (80 percent) but killed 90.5 percent of Philadelphia's power plays in the opening round.
In five days the Indianapolis Colts will commence their most significant draft in six years, a middling team grossly lacking in talent desperate to find some.
Also in that class was Lee Rainey, a middling student who called me recently to tell me this story.
In those of middling age, about 40% of the tracks have been laid down by dinosaurs.
The right song can regain momentum from a middling project quickly, as demonstrated by recent rebounds by Imagine Dragons and now, arguably, Meghan Trainor.
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Definition of middling
MIDDLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of middling for English Language Learners
: of average size or quality
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