Definition of midweek in English:



  • The middle of the week, usually regarded as being from Tuesday to Thursday.

    ‘by midweek the strike could affect subways and buses’
    • ‘The former Stoke City player is short of match practice having played just 45 minutes for the reserves in midweek.’
    • ‘When we travel in midweek though, the players are off at least for one day after the game, sometimes two.’
    • ‘He asked them to turn out for training in greater numbers and they have responded at Clifton Park in midweek.’
    • ‘This could be one of the last free midweeks we have for a while to look at one or two.’
    • ‘But a decision was reached in midweek by the runner and her coach, Alan Storey, that she is not in any sort of shape to compete at all.’
    • ‘Even by midweek the supporters had grown weary of conspiracies.’
    • ‘There were throaty, gloating roars from more than 30,000 fans as their side notched up another league win in midweek.’
    • ‘But while he may not be prepared to gamble this afternoon, the Celtic manager will be required to do so in midweek.’
    • ‘They came into this game full of confidence following their 2-0 win at Wimbledon in midweek.’
    • ‘In the past, businesses criticised holding the show midweek because it caused major traffic congestion.’
    • ‘We race every weekend plus nocturnes [night-time races] in midweek.’
    • ‘I don't like drawing analogies with football, but the match in Paris in midweek was an eye-opener in more ways than one.’
    • ‘The really noticeable difference in midweek, however, came off the pitch rather than on it.’
    • ‘I can find little to be optimistic about with cold melt water running through the rivers and stillwaters frozen once again in midweek.’
    • ‘A bounce game was arranged in midweek so the manager could assess all five.’
    • ‘That means that neither side can wrap up the title in midweek, but a win either way would leave the victors needing a mere point the following week.’
    • ‘Unlike with previous friendly follies, Scotland were near to full strength in midweek.’
    • ‘From what he was saying in midweek, it was clear that Frank understood just how much more difficult it is to win on the road than when you're at home.’

adjective & adverb

  • In the middle of the week.

    as adjective ‘a special midweek reduction’
    as adverb ‘we have opportunities to fish midweek’
    • ‘Understandably at weekends the café is busy, but midweek demand did not appear to be excessive.’
    • ‘They have to make the journey to us but there are teams who like to play under the lights and get a lot of points from midweek games.’
    • ‘There is a good article here on how adversely midweek voting affects American productivity.’
    • ‘Both came through midweek club games with a clean bill of health following injury scares.’
    • ‘It is also adaptable to group study, or even midweek public exposition.’
    • ‘Bubbles by the quayside grew as a pair of midweek divers surfaced and exited the water.’
    • ‘Why aren't there more small midweek night affairs to brighten the long, dark weeks?’
    • ‘The River Ouse above York had risen to seven feet above normal after midweek thunderstorms and ruined the annual first Sunday open.’
    • ‘The boat is full with a mix and match of divers from all over the place, mostly midweek regulars.’
    • ‘Today, from April to October, some 350 youngsters enjoy a free, midweek break.’
    • ‘The small audience of midweek drinkers applauds politely as he and his band play Madonna covers.’
    • ‘There really was a genuine demand from people who cannot make midweek racing to have the opportunity to attend on Friday.’
    • ‘Unlike other plants, we change over and run different types of products midweek.’
    • ‘The special deals are for midweek travel, with supplements applying at weekends.’
    • ‘The club says the lights will only be used on Saturdays and one midweek evening during the football season.’
    • ‘Half of the guests on that midweek night were being hosted by the company.’
    • ‘We arrived there at 4.50 pm on what we were told was a quiet, normal midweek day.’
    • ‘Over the next few weeks the Clarets will have a hectic schedule with plenty of midweek games as they continue to chase the play-off dream.’
    • ‘The divers are a mix of small groups from clubs, regular midweek divers and locals.’
    • ‘We will rotate it round providing we don't have any midweek games which clash.’