[noun mid-week, -week; adjective mid-week]


the middle of the week.
(initial capital letter) (among the Quakers) Wednesday.


of, relating to, or occurring in the middle of the week.

Origin of midweek

First recorded in 1700–10; mid- + week
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  1. the middle of the week
  2. (as modifier)a midweek holiday
Derived Formsmidweekly, adjective
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