Meaning of midst


Pronunciation: (midst), [key]
— n.
  1. the position of anything surrounded by other things or parts, or occurring in the middle of a period of time, course of action, etc. (usually prec. by the): a familiar face in the midst of the crowd; in the midst of the performance.
  2. the middle point, part, or stage (usually prec. by the): We arrived in the midst of a storm.
  3. orin the midst of or among us (you, them): To think there was a spy in our midst!


Pronunciation: (midst), [key]
— prep.
  1. amidst.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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