Related formsmid·dling·ly, adverb
Definition for middling (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), mid·dled, mid·dling.
Origin of middle
SYNONYMS FOR middle
Examples from the Web for middling
He was living under the alias Alonso Rivera Muñoz as a middling real estate developer and art collector in Querétaro.
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
France achieved only middling results in an online test by Education First.
But if you their incomes to other high earners, doctors in the US are actually kind of middling by OECD standards.
Then—damn and alas—London and the virtuous life of your English middling class.The Island Mystery|George A. Birmingham
In England, all the middling ranks dress so well, that you are puzzled to find out the gentleman.Travels in France during the years 1814-1815|Archibald Alison
She was of middling height, and very delicately formed, with a face as destitute of color as if it had been carved out of marble.
It is situated near Pigeon creek, a middling size stream in winter, but nearly dry in summer.
When you think I used to pay eight and ten cents a pound for middling, and yesterday they asked me twenty-six cents at the store.The Builders|Ellen Glasgow
British Dictionary definitions for middling (1 of 2)
Derived Formsmiddlingly, adverb
Word Origin for middling
British Dictionary definitions for middling (2 of 2)
Word Origin for middle
Idioms and Phrases with middling (1 of 2)
see fair to middling.
Idioms and Phrases with middling (2 of 2)
see caught in the middle; in the middle of; play both ends against the middle.