What does Hump Day mean?A slang term for the middle of the work week. Like a hill, half the week is behind you, and it's all downhill from here. Usually Wednesdays.
Other definitions of Hump Day:
- Wednesday, which is the conventional middle day of the working week.
- If the work week was a trek across a mountain, Wednesday would be the peak. It's the hardest day, but Thursday and Friday just feel like downhill coasting.
- The middle of the week, which is Wednesday. Coworkers will point out this occurrence as a form of friendly watercooler talk.
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How to use the term
Another hump day in the bag — the rest of the week should be easy from here.
Let's make it through humpday and then talk about the closing reports.
Hey stranger. Just coming over to your cubicle to let you know we could still trade the Hump Day shift you wanted.
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