half-and-half

noun
\ ˌhaf-ᵊn-ˈhaf How to pronounce half-and-half (audio) , ˌhäf-ᵊn-ˈhäf\

Definition of half-and-half

: something that is approximately half one thing and half another: such as
a : a mixture of two malt beverages (such as dark and light beer)
b : a mixture of cream and whole milk

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half-and-half adjective or adverb

First Known Use of half-and-half

1756, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of half-and-half was in 1756

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half-and-half

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English Language Learners Definition of half-and-half

US : a mixture of cream and whole milk

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