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middle

Synonyms of middle in English:

noun

  • 1 a shallow dish with a spike in the middle
    [Antonyms] outside, circumference
  • 2 he had a towel round his middle
    informal tummy, tum, pot, bread basket
  • Phrases

    the middle of nowhere
    it's rural now—out in the middle of nowhere
    the back of beyond, the backwoods, the wilds, the hinterland, a backwater;
    Australian/New Zealand  the back country, the backblocks, the booay;
    South African  the backveld, the platteland
    North American informal the boondocks, the boonies, the tall timbers
    Australian/New Zealand informal Woop Woop, beyond the black stump

    adjective

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  • 1 the middle point between two extremes
    central, mid, mean, medium, medial, median, midway, halfway, equidistant, mesial
  • 2 there is a dearth of talent at middle level
    intermediate, intermedial, intermediary, inner, inside
  • Word links

    meso- related prefix, as in mesoblast, Meso-America
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