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midway Line breaks: mid¦way
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdweɪ/
/mɪdˈweɪ/

Definition of midway in English:

adverb& adjective

1In or towards the middle of something: [as adverb]: Peter came to a halt midway down the street [as adjective]: midway profits soared from £130 m to £160 m
More example sentences
  • The Russians scored the first goal of the game early in the second and only made it 2-0 midway through the middle frame.
  • Approximately midway through the half Waterloo began to break away, forcing the Thunderbirds to up their game.
  • The company expects to begin making cash midway through next year and to record a full-year profit in 2006.
Synonyms
halfway, in the middle, at the mid point, in the centre, equidistant;
1.1Having some of the characteristics of one thing and some of another: [as adjective]: a midway path between the two factions [as adverb]: the leaves have a unique smell midway between eucalyptus and mint
More example sentences
  • A third finish is soft-sheen, which is midway between the two.
  • As far as Roy's twitches, obsessions and tics go, the movie is midway between two models.
  • It is midway between a field guide and an annotated account of birds and mammals of a non-biogeographical region.

noun

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An area of sideshows or other amusements at a fair or exhibition.
Example sentences
  • Noises and things they see may become distorted - like a fun house on the midway at the state fair.
  • Langdon claimed in a recent article in Cult Movies magazine that the Iceman was to be used for appearances ‘on carnival midways.’
  • Crowds of humans, sapient animals, and monsters of every description mingled more-or-less happily along the broad midways.

Words that rhyme with midway

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