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 midweek (audio) , -​ˈwē-​ \ adjective or adverb

Examples of midweek in a Sentence

She has to finish the report by midweek.
Recent Examples on the Web The 20 teams would play each other midweek as an alternative to the Champions League. Rodrigo Orihuela, Fortune, "Not so super: breakaway soccer league teeters on the brink of collapse before playing a single match," 21 Apr. 2021 That factor was of little importance when the 13-time winners thrashed Liverpool 3-1 at this ground in the Champions League midweek. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, "El Clasico: FC Barcelona Versus Real Madrid Preview, Team News And Lineup," 10 Apr. 2021 Other than a little more unsettled weather moving into the Southwest midweek, much of the rest of the nation will be quiet. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, "A Dash of Spring Fever On The Way," 2 Mar. 2021 On Wednesday, in the first midweek NHL Draft in 26 years, the rest of the draft will take place, rounds 2 through 7. Jose M. Romero, The Arizona Republic, "Arizona Coyotes' new-look front office won't work draft, but GM Armstrong still busy," 5 Oct. 2020 But by midweek, protests had become largely peaceful. NBC News, "Rubber bullets and flash-bangs don't just tear through crowds — they jeopardize years of police reform," 4 June 2020 The alternative rock trio amass a strong lead on the midweek chart with Father Of All… (Reprise), their thirteen studio album. Lars Brandle, Billboard, "Green Day Cruising to No. 1 on U.K. Albums Chart," 11 Feb. 2020 Case and death reports vary greatly by day of the week, with spikes around midweek and steep drops on weekends. Julie Bosman, New York Times, "Coronavirus Cases Slow in U.S., but the Big Picture Remains Tenuous," 16 May 2020 At midweek, markets have been on an exhaustingly volatile path, as major indexes plummeted over 7% on Monday, recovered up around 5% on Tuesday, and down about 5% on Wednesday. Anne Sraders, Fortune, "It’s officially a bear market, as major indices dive another 5%," 11 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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24 Apr 2021

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“Midweek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midweek. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of midweek

: the middle of the week

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