Main definitions of midi in English

: midi1Midi2MIDI3

midi1

noun

  • A woman's calf-length skirt, dress, or coat.

    • ‘There's the maxi, the midi, the mini, the micro and the Marsh.’
    • ‘Indeed they were reluctant to abandon it, even after fashion decreed the longer midi or maxi.’

Origin

1960s: from mid, on the pattern of maxi and mini.

Pronunciation

midi

/ˈmidē//ˈmɪdi/

Main definitions of midi in English

: midi1Midi2MIDI3

Midi2

proper noun

  • The south of France.

Origin

French, literally ‘midday’; compare with Mezzogiorno.

Pronunciation

Midi

/miˈdi//mēˈdē/

Main definitions of midi in English

: midi1Midi2MIDI3

MIDI3

noun

  • usually as modifier A widely used standard for interconnecting electronic musical instruments and computers.

    ‘a MIDI controller’

Origin

1980s: acronym from musical instrument digital interface.

Pronunciation

MIDI

/ˈmidē/