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hump day

Wednesday. The phrase alludes to a work or school week being like a hill, with the "hump"—the hardest to get past—being right in the middle. Primarily heard in US. Make sure you make an extra pot of coffee for the office this morning—it's always tough getting through hump day.
See also: hump

hump day

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
Hump day is Wednesday. He's just an average guy trying to get through hump day. Note: This expression comes from the idea that the middle of the week is the `hump' or the hardest part to get through.
See also: hump
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