Hump day



noun
1.
(informal) the middle day of the working week, usually Wednesday
noun

the middle of the workweek, usu. Wednesday
Examples

We’re on the other side of hump day, with the weekend in sight.
Word Origin

1965; seen as the hill to get over to the weekend

noun

The middle of the workweek, usually Wednesday, seen as the hill to get over in moving toward the weekend and time off (1965+)

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