See also: Midweek

English edit

Etymology edit

From mid- +‎ week. Compare Saterland Frisian Midwiek (Wednesday, literally midweek), German Mittwoch (Wednesday, literally midweek).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

midweek (plural midweeks)

  1. 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.
  2. (Christianity, Latter-Day Saints, Jehovah's Witnesses, informal) Midweek worship service, held by many congregations and in addition to a Sunday morning service.
    This Wednesday is churchwide midweek; men's is the next one.

Adjective edit

midweek (not comparable)

  1. That happens in the middle of the week.
    • 1960 March, G. Freeman Allen, “Europe's most luxurious express - the "Settebello"”, in Trains Illustrated, page 140:
      I did not really wonder, after sampling the "Settebello's" standards of comfort and service, that even on a midweek day in autumn there was not a seat to spare, despite the cost.

Translations edit

Adverb edit

midweek (not comparable)

  1. 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.

Translations edit