(of an automobile) being between a compact and a large car in size and having a combined passenger and luggage volume of 110–120 cu. ft. (3.1–3.4 m3).

Origin of mid-size

First recorded in 1965–70
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Contemporary Examples of mid-size

  • Large universities may not be representative of experiences at mid-size or small colleges.

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  • It was small gatherings or mid-size groups that he seemed to dislike, and that made him seem stiff, awkward and slightly remote.

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