Definition of "midway" []

  • The area of a fair, carnival, circus, or exposition where sideshows and other amusements are located. (noun)
  • Obsolete The middle of a way or distance. (noun)
  • Obsolete A middle course of action or thought. (noun)
  • In the middle of a way or distance; halfway: midway through the second quarter of the football game. (adverb)
  • In or at the middle of the distance; halfway (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A place in a fair, carnival, etc, where sideshows are located (noun)
  • A middle place, way, etc (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "midway" in a sentence
  • "Looking up, I spotted my wife, who wore an expression midway between prayer and frozen fear."
  • "Toledo half-jokingly gave himself the title midway through 2009, but he's hoping the job will be more than a kicking post this year."
  • "That would explain why he defined the term midway through his award."