midyear

[ mid-yeer, -yeer for 1; mid-yeer for 2, 3 ]
/ ˈmɪdˈyɪər, -ˌyɪər for 1; ˈmɪdˌyɪər for 2, 3 /
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noun

the middle of the year.
Often midyears. Informal. an examination at the middle of a school year.

adjective

of, relating to, or occurring in midyear: midyear exams.

Nearby words

  1. midwesterner,
  2. midwife,
  3. midwife toad,
  4. midwifery,
  5. midwinter,
  6. mie,
  7. mie scattering,
  8. mielie,
  9. mielziner,
  10. mielziner, jo

Origin of midyear

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at mid-, year

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British Dictionary definitions for midyear

midyear

/ (ˈmɪdˈjɪə) /

noun

  1. the middle of the year
  2. (as modifier)a midyear examination
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