middle-of-the-road
adjective Date: 1894 standing for or following a course of action midway between extremes; especially being neither liberal nor conservative in politics • middle-of-the-roader nounmiddle-of-the-roadism noun

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  • Middle of the Road — was a Scottish pop group who enjoyed great success across Europe in the early 1970s.CareerLead singer Sally Carr (born 28 March 1945), drummer Ken Andrew (b. 28 August 1947), guitarist Ian McCredie (b. 15 July 1948) and on the bass his brother… …   Wikipedia

  • middle-of-the-road — adj. 1. supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative. Syn: centrist, moderate. [WordNet 1.5] 2. not extreme, especially in political views. [WordNet 1.5] {middle of the roader}, n. {middle of the roadism}, n …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • middle-of-the-road — {adj.} Favoring action halfway between two opposite movements or ideas; with ideas halfway between two opposite sides; seeing good on both sides. * /The men who wrote the Constitution followed a middle of the road plan on whether greater power… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • middle-of-the-road — {adj.} Favoring action halfway between two opposite movements or ideas; with ideas halfway between two opposite sides; seeing good on both sides. * /The men who wrote the Constitution followed a middle of the road plan on whether greater power… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • middle of the road — {n. phr.} A way of thinking which does not favor one idea or thing too much; being halfway between two different ideas. * /The teacher did not support the boys or the girls in the debate, but stayed in the middle of the road./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • middle of the road — {n. phr.} A way of thinking which does not favor one idea or thing too much; being halfway between two different ideas. * /The teacher did not support the boys or the girls in the debate, but stayed in the middle of the road./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • middle of the road — Date: 1891 a course of action or a standpoint midway between extremes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Middle of the road (music) — Middle of the road (MOR) music is a commercial radio format (rather than a musical genre) which encompasses several styles. MOR music is broadly popular music, but not technically avant garde; generally, it is strongly melodic and often features… …   Wikipedia

  • Middle-of-the-Road Italy — Italia di Mezzo Leader Marco Follini Founded 21 October 2006 (2006 10 21) Dissolved 14 October 2007 …   Wikipedia

  • Middle of the Road (song) — Middle of the Road is a single that appears on The Pretenders album Learning to Crawl. It is a song that has a 60s style rhythm, and it peaked at #19 on the US pop singles chart and #2 on the US mainstream rock chart in January 1984, where it… …   Wikipedia

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