Definition of halfway adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌhɑːfˈweɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhæfˈweɪ//
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  1. 1at an equal distance between two points; in the middle of a period of time It's about halfway between London and Bristol. He left halfway through the ceremony. I'm afraid we're not even halfway there yet.
  2. 2halfway to/towards something | halfway to/towards doing something part of the way towards doing or achieving something This only goes halfway to explaining what really happened.
  3. 3halfway decent (informal) fairly, but not very, good Any halfway decent map will give you that information.