Definition of halftime
: an intermission between halves of a game or contest (as in football or basketball)
Examples of halftime in a sentence
The score was tied at halftime.
The coaches discussed strategy during halftime.
First Known Use of halftime
HALFTIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of halftime for English Language Learners
: the period of rest between the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half in games like football and basketball
HALFTIME Defined for Kids
Definition of halftime for Students
: a period of rest between the halves of a game (as basketball)
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