mid·​week | \-ˌwēk \

Definition of midweek 

: the middle of the week

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Other Words from midweek

midweek adjective or adverb
midweekly \ -​ˌwē-​klē , -​ˈwē-​ \ adjective or adverb

Examples of midweek in a Sentence

She has to finish the report by midweek.

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According to the Official Charts Company, Scorpion is edging out Florence + The Machine’s new album High As Hope (EMI) at the midweek stage. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Drake's 'Scorpion' Set to Dominate U.K. Charts," 3 July 2018 Coming back from a set down to beat Angelique Kerber and then overwhelming Garbine Muguruza, who was arguably the tournament favorite midweek, are incredible achievements. The Si Staff, SI.com, "SI's Experts Make Predictions for the French Open Women's Final," 8 June 2018 The first midweek tournament begins the next night, with more to follow throughout the summer. Roy Bragg, San Antonio Express-News, "East Central wants to be Tennis Central," 29 May 2018 After her midweek swearing-in, one of Mayor London Breed’s first acts will be hosting a daylong policy summit involving some 200 supporters on Saturday at Hastings Law School. SFChronicle.com, "Breed to burnish her policy cred soon after taking office as SF mayor," 8 July 2018 For the Eleven, recuperation is finally within sight, but not before another midweek match Wednesday at the Charleston Battery. Kevin Johnston, Indianapolis Star, "Hammy tweaks, tired legs not enough to slow Indy Eleven in comeback win," 7 July 2018 Once again this summer, Dearborn has a cure for the midweek doldrums. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: Rib Fest; magic of David Blaine; art in Ferndale, Wyandotte," 5 July 2018 Universal and Blumhouse's The First Purge opted to open midweek to get a jump on Ant-Man the Wasp, which begins its run Thursday night before opening everywhere on Friday. Pamela Mcclintock, The Hollywood Reporter, "Box Office: July Fourth Revenue Soars 29 Percent Over 2017, Hits 5-Year High," 5 July 2018 Temperatures Tuesday into midweek across the East will lower by a few degrees, but remain very warm with high humidity. Janice Dean, Fox News, "Dangerous Heat continues this week," 2 July 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of midweek

: the middle of the week

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