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Adjective: middling  mi-du-ling or mid-ling
  1. Lacking exceptional quality or ability
    "the performance was middling at best";
    - average, fair, mediocre
Noun: middling  mi-du-ling or mid-ling
  1. Any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)
Adverb: middling  mi-du-ling or mid-ling
  1. To certain extent or degree
    - reasonably, moderately, pretty [informal], jolly [Brit, informal], somewhat, fairly, passably, middlingly, averagely
Verb: middle  mi-dul
  1. Put in the middle

Derived forms: middlings

See also: ordinary

Type of: commodity, good, lay, place, pose, position, put, set, trade good

Encyclopedia: Middle, New Jersey