Definition of 'middling'
Example sentences containing 'middling'
Some of the smaller and middling towns are an equal delight.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Twelve months ago most business leaders and most consumers were braced for a middling sort of downturn.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Then there were patrons from the middling middle class.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Beaumont's satire on the aspiring middling sort is presented kindly and with a generally inclusive warmth.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
There were of course some local merchants and shopkeepers, but the size of this middling group was small.World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)
On the one hand I suppose we should be flattered, we middling sorts.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Unusually for a girl of the middling sort -- probably because she was an only child -- her parents indulged her obvious intelligence and aptitude for learning.Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France (2006)
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