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middle in between and equally distant from two or more things, places, or points. [5 definitions]
middle age the period of human life between youth and old age, esp. the years between forty and sixty-five.
middle-aged having to do with the period of human life between youth and old age, or the years between forty and sixty-five.
Middle Ages the period of European history between antiquity and the Renaissance, from 500 A.D. to about 1500 A.D.
Middle America the North American middle class, esp. as typified by the conservative or moderate political and social values of the Midwest. [2 definitions]
middlebrow (informal) a person who is considered to have very conventional or middle-class tastes or interests, and to be anti-intellectual. [2 definitions]
middle C in music, the note on the first ledger line below the treble staff or above the bass staff. [2 definitions]
middle class the social class between the very rich or the aristocracy and lower-class laborers, that includes business people, professionals, farmers, skilled workers, and the like; bourgeoisie.
middle-class of or pertaining to the middle class of a society.
middle ear the central part of the ear, consisting of the eardrum or tympanic membrane and a cavity containing three small bones.
Middle East the region along the southeastern and eastern border of the Mediterranean from Libya and eastward to Afghanistan. (Cf. Far East, Near East.)
Middle English the English language as it was spoken and written from the twelfth to the fifteenth century.
Middle French the French language as it was spoken and written in the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries.
Middle High German the German language as it was spoken and written in central and southern Germany between 1100 A.D. and 1500 A.D.
Middle Irish the Irish language as it was spoken and written from the eleventh to the fifteenth century.
Middle Latin see Medieval Latin.
Middle Low German the German language as it was spoken and written in northern Germany from the eleventh to the fifteenth century.
middleman an intermediate trader or merchant between producers and consumers.
middlemost being in the middle; midmost.
middle-of-the-road not extreme; cautiously moderate.
middle school a school that includes grades five through eight or grades six through eight.