mid·size | \-ˌsīz \
variants: or less commonly midsized \-ˌsīzd \

Definition of midsize 

: of intermediate size a midsize car

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the midsize company was finding it increasingly difficult to compete with the corporate giants

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Ram is adding a monster truck and a midsize pickup to its lineup. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "High performance Ram Rebel TRX on the way with midsize pickup in tow," 1 June 2018 Of interest will be the first Showing of the 2019 Mustang Bullitt, the 2019 Ford Ranger midsize pickup and a Ford GT fresh off the assembly line. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Vin Car Pix: Edsel and Fab Fords," 13 Apr. 2018 In May 2018, the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne will stop making the Focus and be retooled and devoted to the Ford Ranger midsize pickup and Bronco offroad SUV. Phoebe Wall Howard, USA TODAY, "Ford Focus gets new look, more room and tech," 10 Apr. 2018 The company’s Tacoma midsize pickup — built in San Antonio and Baja California, Mexico — led the way with year-over-year sales growth of more than 3,500, a 21.1 percent increase over March 2017. Rye Druzin, San Antonio Express-News, "Toyota pickups on a hot streak, boosted by San Antonio-built trucks," 3 Apr. 2018 Decked, for example, makes drawers for lots of full- and midsize trucks, but its gear will not fit in a 4Runner because there isn’t enough trunk space. Jakob Schiller, Outside Online, "Why You Need Drawers for Your Truck," 12 June 2018 The move comes as Ford prepares to reintroduce its Ranger midsize pickup next year and after General Motors Co. successfully rebooted its midsize trucks with the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon. Chester Dawson, WSJ, "Fiat Chrysler Unveils Five-Year Plan to Invest in Electric, Self-Driving Vehicles," 1 June 2018 In the end: There remain a lot of reasons not to buy a midsize truck — compromises on space, no real improvement in fuel economy. Scott Sturgis, Philly.com, "Aging Tacoma loads of fun but has an unexpected downside," 12 Mar. 2018 While big banks battered during the financial crisis started cutting branches nearly a decade ago, midsize regional banks have only accelerated closures more recently. Allison Prang, WSJ, "Thousands of Bank Branches are Closing, Just Not at These Banks," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of midsize

1967, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of midsize

: neither large nor small

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