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Origin of middling
OTHER WORDS FROM middlingmid·dling·ly, adverb
Words nearby middling
Example sentences from the Web for middling
Jared Leto in “The Little Things,” which earned middling reviews, is a real head-scratcher.Golden Globe nominations 2021: ‘The Crown’ leads TV nominations while ‘Mank’ dominates movies|Emily Yahr, Bethonie Butler, Sonia Rao|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
The fire continued to burn well into December, when UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged, with middling effect, the nations of the world to declare a climate emergency.The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.|by Elizabeth Weil|January 25, 2021|ProPublica
That said, you can definitely get a decent chair for less than the price of one night at a middling beach town hotel.Best office chair: Get comfy, stay productive with our office furniture picks|PopSci Commerce Team|January 11, 2021|Popular Science
The transition became far more complicated Sunday as the Dolphins lost, 20-13, to the middling Denver Broncos and Tagovailoa played so poorly that the Dolphins benched him early in the fourth quarter.What to know from NFL Week 11: Carson Wentz looks lost, and Taysom Hill is just getting started|Adam Kilgore|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
He was living under the alias Alonso Rivera Muñoz as a middling real estate developer and art collector in Querétaro.
After a few middling seasons from the revered hometown team, a few of the neighbors raised their eyebrows in surprise at the news.
What if he had tried to come back, only to play a couple middling seasons and then grudgingly retire or, worse, become a backup?The Injuries That Made Peyton Manning and Tom Brady|Ben Teitelbaum|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike hoity-toity displays of pedigree fluff, the Average Joe Cat Show is a celebration of middling felines.The Cat's Meow: Top 10 Destinations for Feline Fanatics|Lonely Planet|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is a middling jobs report for the middle of the business cycle.The Slow, Grinding Repair of the American Labor Market|Megan McArdle|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I presume there will be more middling and half middling yields within twenty miles of Paris than in all Belgium.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Nothing keeps longer than a middling fortune, and nothing melts away sooner than a large one.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
She worked me middling hard for about an hour, and then the widow made her ease up.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The head is conical, and of a middling size, with respect to the bulk of the body.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Little did he think that that middling oat-bearing land was being minded and brooded upon.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for middling
Derived forms of middlingmiddlingly, adverb
Word Origin for middling
Idioms and Phrases with middling
see fair to middling.