middle-of-the-road[-əv t̸hə rōd′]
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avoiding extremes, esp. of the political left and right; uncommitted to either liberalism or conservatism
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Pursuing a course of action midway between extremes, especially following a course in politics that is neither liberal nor conservative.
- Abbr. MOR Of, relating to, or being a type of entertainment, especially popular music, that appeals to a wide audience.
- midˈdle-of-the-roadˈer noun