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hump day

or Hump Day

[ huhmp-dey ]
/ ˈhʌmp ˌdeɪ /
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noun Informal.
Wednesday, the halfway point in a typical work week: If business is slow midweek, try offering half-price drinks on hump day.

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Origin of hump day

First recorded in 1955–60; (over the) hump + day
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British Dictionary definitions for hump day

hump day

noun
informal the middle day of the working week, usually Wednesday

Word Origin for hump day

C20: see hump (sense 5)
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