half-world


half–world

noun

Definition of HALF-WORLD

a social sphere that exists outside of the mainstream <the half-world of tattoo addicts who regard the body embellishments not merely as fashion statements but as works of art and fundamental expressions of personal identity>
Related Words abyss, depths

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