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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran) adj. - Lacking exceptional quality or ability adv. - To a moderately sufficient extent or degree.

Usage examples (36)
  • There is nothing keeps longer than a middling fortune and nothing melts away sooner than a great one.
  • This far, Team Obama has tried to tweak a middling message, at times a day late and a dollar short.
  • Looking at the chart for most of the day, it was up just kind of middling a little bit above 100 points.
  • "It is so wrong to suggest that this is somehow some kind of middling improvement for the American people," he said. for more
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