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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Just four days after a earning a hard-fought road point, the Revolution return home for a midweek clash with Eastern Conference leader Atlanta United Wednesday night. Dan Mcloone, BostonGlobe.com, "Revolution quickly get back in action against Atlanta," 29 May 2018 Napoli trailed Juventus by six points last weekend but the Bianconeri drew at Crotone midweek, and two straight wins for Maurizio Sarri's team slashed the lead to a solitary point with four rounds left. Daniella Matar, chicagotribune.com, "Serie A Recap: Napoli beat Juventus, narrow league lead to one point," 22 Apr. 2018 Conditions are expected to improve slightly at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre and the Jeongseon Alpine Centre midweek, with milder temperatures climbing into perhaps the teens, and a calming of the winds. John Hopewell, Washington Post, "PyeongChang is putting the ‘winter’ back into Winter Olympics," 13 Feb. 2018 Common sense is borne out here: Most people prefer to travel around weekends, so midweek flights are likely to be less expensive. Eleanor Hildebrandt, Popular Mechanics, "How to Snag the Cheapest Flights for Your Next Adventure," 6 Dec. 2018 Then in 1998, a Brazilian firm approached Europe’s elite with an idea for a new midweek tournament, which only succeeded in annoying UEFA and forcing them to glitz up the Champions League. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "Soccer’s Super League Threat Isn’t Going Away," 12 Nov. 2018 In which case, bully for you, but here’s something to brighten up everyone’s midweek: Robyn has released new solo music for the first time in eight years, since Body Talk. Bridget Read, Vogue, "Robyn Releases a New Song, “Missing U”," 1 Aug. 2018 The price of full-season tickets were reduced, but fans will miss out on seeing the Dodgers on a weekend this season, as their only remaining visit to San Diego is a midweek series in July. Kevin Acee, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Padres excited for experience of series in Mexico," 3 May 2018 When the Milwaukee Brewers play a four-game midweek series at Dodger Stadium, that box seat next to the bullpen sells for $70 for the game with a bobblehead promotion, $50 for the other three. Bill Shaikin, latimes.com, "What does the Dodgers' dynamic pricing schedule mean for fans? A seat that costs $33 one day will cost $80 another day," 26 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of midweek

1898, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of midweek

: the middle of the week

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