Week vs Midweek - What's the difference?

week | midweek |

As nouns the difference between week and midweek

is that week is any period of seven consecutive days while midweek is the middle of the week.

As a adjective midweek is

that happens in the middle of the week.

As a adverb midweek is

in the middle of the week.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(wikipedia week) (en noun)
  • Any period of seven consecutive days.
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  • A period of seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.
  • A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.(rfex)
  • Seven days after ((sometimes) before) a specified date.
  • Derived terms

    * bush week * for weeks on end * hell week * Holy Week * weekend * weekly

    See also

    * * fortnight * month * nundinal cycle * year


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    (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.