Downtown vs Midtown - What's the difference?

downtown | midtown |


As nouns the difference between downtown and midtown

is that downtown is (chiefly|us) either the lower, or the business center of a city or town while midtown is (us) the part of a city between uptown and downtown.

As an adjective downtown

is of, relating to, or situated in the downtown area.

As an adverb downtown

is in, or towards the downtown area; southward.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

downtown

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of, relating to, or situated in the downtown area
  • John walked everyday to his downtown job.

    See also

    * uptown * oldtown

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • in, or towards the downtown area; southward
  • You need to go downtown four blocks.
  • (basketball) Outside the three-point line, or generally far from the basket.
  • That shot came from way downtown!

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, US) either the lower, or the business center of a city or town
  • Synonyms

    * (business center of a city)

    Synonyms

    * CBD, central business district, city (Australia ) ----

    midtown

    Noun

    (-)
  • (US) The part of a city between uptown and downtown