be (one's) middle name

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be (one's) middle name

To be a trait that one strongly possesses or readily displays. Lynn is a great listener—compassion is her middle name.
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be somebody’s middle ˈname

(informal) used to say that somebody has a lot of a particular quality: ‘Patience’ is my middle name!
See also: middle, name