midge midge  /ˈmɪdʒ/


  • (n) minute two-winged mosquito-like fly lacking biting mouthparts; appear in dancing swarms especially near water


  1. A midge's muscular motor works in much the same way as a piston engine.
  2. A midge dives and misses, by a matter of yards, of feet, and sprouts its fierce little explosion of utterly useless death.


  1. Stephen Quandt, Thomas Heyer

    ARROWSIC — Stephen Richard Quandt, son of Midge and Richard Quandt of Princeton, N.J., and Thomas Brian Heyer, son of Dawn and the late Robert Heyer of Holland, Mich., were married on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Arrowsic, Maine at the home of Mr. Quandt’s cousin Walter Briggs, who became a Universal Life Church minister for the event and who officiated. read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  2. Flood cleanup continues in Catawba county as more flooding looms

    Midge and Manuel Fredell are concerned. "We just can't keep taking it," said Midge. She was talking about flooding at their home on Lookout Shoals Lake.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WBTV Charlotte

  3. New head of Wharton undergraduate programs named

    The Wharton School announced on June 5 that Georgette Phillips was stepping down from her position as vice dean of Wharton undergraduate programs. Simon and Midge Palley Professor of Management Lori Rosenkopf will take Phillips’ office on July 1.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Daily Pennsylvanian

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  1. "Midge Ure, the lead singer for Ultravox, had a bee in his bonnet about my song keeping their song off the No.1 position in several countries but in later years he was quoted as saying that he wished he had written it," Dolce tells me. "I've...
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: Joe Dolce Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I never saw a dime. My two troopers got $100 gift certificates, Midge got a little shopping money, and Uncle Sam got the rest," Rendell told the newspaper for Sunday's editions.
    on May 12, 2009 By: Ed Rendell Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. Referring to internet blogger Perez Hilton, who had ridiculed her on his website, Courtney added: "Perez, its great you got to spend the week with Midge I mean Madge [Madonna] but I have this strange feeling you're all of the sudden feeling a pull...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Courtney Love Source: AHN

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