mid·​week | \ ˈmid-ˌwēk How to pronounce midweek (audio) \

Definition of midweek

: the middle of the week

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Other Words from midweek

midweek adjective or adverb
midweekly \ ˈmid-​ˌwē-​klē How to pronounce midweekly (audio) , -​ˈwē-​ \ adjective or adverb

Examples of midweek in a Sentence

She has to finish the report by midweek.
Recent Examples on the Web Getting effective innings from starters midweek is when an opener really pays off. Akeem Glaspie, Indianapolis Star, "UIndy baseball embraces analytics, using opener to jumpstart shortened season," 10 May 2020 Thursday Night Football loves division games for the midweek showcase and this should be a fun matchup, especially if Baker Mayfield has a bounceback year. Dan Labbe, cleveland, "Predictions for the Browns’ 2020 schedule," 6 May 2020 Rumors about a return to full pay swirled midweek after Variety began asking about the situation, the outlet said. Los Angeles Times, "Upset ‘Ellen’ crew says top producers haven’t been communicating during pandemic," 17 Apr. 2020 Economic updates due midweek Investors will get more key economic updates from the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes out on Wednesday and the European Central Bank monetary policy meeting accounts out on Thursday. Benzinga, Detroit Free Press, "Jobs losses send shivers through markets as global COVID-19 battle continues," 4 Apr. 2020 Louisville was riding a 10-game winning streak coming into the midweek showdown in Atlanta but came out flat and stumbled into a 64-58 loss to Georgia Tech. Lucas Aulbach, The Courier-Journal, "Your self-quarantine guide to Louisville basketball's upcoming ACC Network replays," 3 Apr. 2020 The funding request is expected to come midweek and will address the agencies' operational costs for their pandemic response. Katherine Doyle, Washington Examiner, "White House eyes midweek coronavirus funding request for Pentagon, Homeland Security, and VA," 16 Mar. 2020 After surrendering 71 percent of the possession in a midweek Champions League match against Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa, Montreal finished Saturday with a 58-42 percent possession advantage. Hayden Bird, BostonGlobe.com, "Montreal Impact get drop on New England Revolution in MLS season opener," 29 Feb. 2020 Alabama swept Northeastern to open the season before taking all three at UNLV with three midweek wins sprinkled in between. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "Unbeaten Alabama sweeps Harvard, off to second best start in program history," 1 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of midweek

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of midweek was in 1898

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17 May 2020

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“Midweek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midweek. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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: the middle of the week

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