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    middling

    middling - Dictionary definition and meaning for word middling

    Definition
    (noun) any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran) Definition
    (adj) lacking exceptional quality or ability
    Synonyms : average , fair , mediocre
    Example Sentence
    • a novel of average merit
    • only a fair performance of the sonata
    • in fair health
    • the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average
    • the performance was middling at best
    Definition
    (adv) to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    Example Sentence
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers
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