Meaning of "middle" in Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /ˈmɪdl/

A2 the centre of something:

We live right in the middle of the town.

B1 not the beginning or the end but the time in between:

The letter should arrive by the middle of next week.
be in the middle of doing something

B1 to be busy:

I can’t talk now – I’m in the middle of cooking a meal.

(Definition of “middle noun” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)