Middle vs Midweek - What's the difference?

middle | midweek |

As nouns the difference between middle and midweek

is that middle is a centre, midpoint while midweek is the middle of the week.

As adjectives the difference between middle and midweek

is that middle is being in the middle or in-between; as middle point, middle name, middle english, middle ages, middle weight, etc while midweek is that happens in the middle of the week.

As a adverb midweek is

in the middle of the week.



Alternative forms

* myddle (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • A centre, midpoint.
  • The part between the beginning and the end.
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  • (cricket) The middle stump.
  • The central part of a human body.
  • (grammar) The middle voice.
  • Synonyms

    * centre, center * midpoint * midst


  • Located in the middle; in between.
  • the middle point
    middle name, Middle English, Middle Ages
  • Central.
  • Pertaining to the middle voice.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * middle age * middle-aged * Middle Ages * middle child * middle class * Middle East * middleman * middle management * middle passage * middle path * middleware * middle way




    (en noun)
  • The middle of the week.
  • * 1987 , Graham Marsden, Advanced coarse fishing
  • In midweek , however, the stretch is reasonably quiet and I can conceal myself behind a clump of rushes and cast a big piece of luncheon meat on a link-leger rig right in the deep hole and let the current roll it under the roof.
  • * 1991 , Rugby World and Post ,
  • Peter Dods was captain in the midweek games but, like Sole, the Gala fullback has also hung up his boots.


  • That happens in the middle of the week
  • Adverb

  • In the middle of the week.
  • * 1989 , The Independent
  • Leicester could only manage a goalless draw midweek with Sutton Coldfield and will be keen to return to winning form.