- 1to the extent of half The glass was half full.
- 2partly The chicken was only half cooked. half-closed eyes I'm half inclined to agree. Idioms
an increase of 50% of the existing number or amount Spending on health is half again as much as it was in 2009.
half again as muchjump to other results
not nearly He's not half as rich as they say he is.
not halfjump to other results
(used to show surprise) not bad at all; good It really isn't half bad, is it?
not half bad(informal)jump to other results