Definitions for middlingˈmɪd lɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
medium, moderate, or average in size, quantity, or quality.
mediocre; ordinary; commonplace; pedestrian.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Older Use. in fairly good health.
Category: Status (usage)
(n.)middlings, any of various products or commodities of intermediate quality, grade, size, etc. coarser particles of ground wheat mingled with bran.
Origin of middling:
1425–75; late ME (Scots)
any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)
average, fair, mediocre, middling(adverb)
lacking exceptional quality or ability
"a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passably(adverb)
to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
"pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
Of intermediate or average size, position, or quality; mediocre
The football team is never the worst or best in its league; its position is always middling.
In fairly good health.
of middle rank, state, size, or quality; about equally distant from the extremes; medium; moderate; mediocre; ordinary
Translations for middling
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He's neither tall nor short, but of middling height.
- medianoPortuguese (BR)
- gennemsnit; middel-Danish
- mediano, regularSpanish
- मध्य श्रेणी काHindi
- meðal-, miðlungsIcelandic
- vidutinis, vidutiniškasLithuanian
- vidējs, vidusmēra-Latvian
- middels, mellom-, middelmådigNorwegian
- srednji, povprečenSlovenian
- ordinär, medel-Swedish
- 中等的Chinese (Trad.)
- trung bìnhVietnamese
- 中等的Chinese (Simp.)
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