midsection

noun mid·sec·tion \ -ˌsek-shən \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of midsection

: a section midway between the extremes; especially : midriff 2

Examples of midsection in a Sentence

  1. Grassy plains used to cover large portions of America's midsection.

  2. the midsection of the boat

  3. He threw a hard punch to my midsection.

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First Known Use of midsection

1890

midsection Synonyms

Synonyms
middle, midriff, waist, waistline
Related Words
trunk; abdomen, belly, gut, stomach

MIDSECTION Defined for English Language Learners

midsection

noun

Definition of midsection for English Language Learners

  • : a middle section, part, or area; especially : the area around a person's middle


Medical Dictionary

midsection

noun mid·sec·tion \ ˈmid-ˌsek-shən \

medical Definition of midsection

: a section midway between the extremes; especially : midriff 2


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