Meaning of middle order in English:

middle order

Pronunciation /ˌmɪdl ˈɔːdə/


  • 1A middle rank or class.

  • 2Cricket
    The part of the batting order (usually consisting of the third to eighth batsmen) between the openers and the tail-enders.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in Kingesmill Long (fl. c1625). From middle + order.