middle classnoun [S, + sing/pl verb]uk /ˌmɪd.əl ˈklɑːs/ us /ˌmɪd.əl ˈklæs/ (also the middle classes)
- We drove from middle-class suburbs to a very poor inner-city area.
- He has written a book about middle-class suburbia.
- They expressed worry about the district's current budget crisis and its vanishing middle-class work force.
- Middle-class children have more advantages.
- Squash is a middle-class sport.