mid·​size | \ ˈmid-ˌsīz How to pronounce midsize (audio) \
variants: or less commonly midsized \ ˈmid-​ˌsīzd How to pronounce midsize (audio) \

Definition of midsize

: of intermediate size a midsize car

Examples of midsize in a Sentence

the midsize company was finding it increasingly difficult to compete with the corporate giants
Recent Examples on the Web Overwhelmed by detention and demurrage bills in 2021, the midsize trucking firm based in Compton, California, had tasked Cruz with fighting back. John Francis Peters, ProPublica, 16 June 2022 Nashville is one of several midsize American cities that have seen an influx of new residents, coming either from surrounding areas in search of jobs or larger cities in search of a more affordable location. J.j. Mccorvey, WSJ, 1 June 2022 Many are looking outside expensive metro areas to find more affordable homes in midsize cities, new research shows. New York Times, 26 May 2022 The top 10 areas with the highest year-over-year price gains were made up of midsize and small markets, with half of the sites located in Florida. Brenda Richardson, Forbes, 4 May 2022 The disproportionate burden on small and midsize companies has spurred bipartisan criticism of Sarbanes-Oxley. Josh Rutzick, WSJ, 28 July 2022 Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a crash a little after 9 p.m. involving a midsize SUV and a motorcycle on Northeast Fairview Parkway near the Interstate 84 westbound onramp, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. oregonlive, 14 June 2022 Fractional executives aren’t a new concept, as small and midsize businesses have hired part-time executives for decades, said Mr. Hayes. Patrick Coffee, WSJ, 27 June 2022 The Mazda 6 is one of the best looking midsize family sedans: sleek, relatively low, long nose, short deck, flowing lines and a sporty forward-leaning stance. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 22 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of midsize

1967, in the meaning defined above

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13 Aug 2022

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“Midsize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midsize. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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