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.

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The midweek showcase included goals from likely sources in Darwin Quintero’s opening tone setter and Kevin Molino’s late clincher as well as an unlikely source in defender Michael Boxall’s game winner. Andy Greder, Twin Cities, "In ‘biggest game’ yet, Minnesota United beats San Jose 3-1," 3 July 2019 With July 4 falling at midweek, many people are adding vacation days to their weekends and have turned this week into a vacation logjam, near and far. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "Crush of people hits California parks, campgrounds," 1 July 2019 Fox’s coverage of the Women’s World Cup has been hurt by the U.S. team’s midweek, midday and midmorning kickoffs, with the average audience down more than half a million from the 2015 tournament in Canada. Kevin Baxter, latimes.com, "USA coach Jill Ellis can join elite company with a World Cup win over France," 27 June 2019 Toy Story 4 debuted to a massive $120.9 million last weekend and has been posting strong midweek results so far, setting it up to easily stay atop the box office this week. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "'Annabelle Comes Home' Possesses $7.2 Million on Opening Day," 27 June 2019 Temps in the 80s may feel like a welcome reprieve by midweek, however, as forecasters predict Tuesday and Wednesday could break heat records around the region, according to the National Weather Service. oregonlive.com, "Portland metro Sunday weather: a perfectly pleasant week’s end ahead of an approaching heatwave," 9 June 2019 The Brewers are organizing some midweek promotions to encourage voting. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Yasmani Grandal climbed into top three at catcher in all-star voting, and here's why that's important," 17 June 2019 Ceccconi struck out 89 batters over 80 innings this season, posting a 5-4 record and 4.16 ERA while serving as Miami’s midweek starter for most of the season. Christy Cabrera Chirinos, sun-sentinel.com, "Four pitchers among UM players selected in MLB draft; freshmen earn All-American honors," 6 June 2019 Henry was the breakout star of the 2019 LSU baseball season, going from a midweek pitcher to LSU’s Friday night starter on the way to making the Freshman All-SEC team. Brody Miller, nola.com, "LSU freshman Cole Henry left super regional with nerve issue, expected to be ready by fall," 11 June 2019

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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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