not half

Definition of not half

  1. 1 :  not nearly He's not half the fool you think he is. an aging baseball player who is not half the hitter he once was

  2. 2 British, informal —used to emphasize a statement or description She doesn't half swear! So vulgar I hate to listen to her. It's not half cold today so bundle up!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  either of two equal parts that compose something

    :  a part approximately equal to one of these

    :  one of a pair: such as

  1. :  being one of two equal parts

    :  that is approximately equal to either of two equal parts that compose something :  amounting to approximately half

    :  falling short of the full or complete thing :  partial

  1. :  in an equal part or degree

    :  not completely :  partially

    :  by any means :  at all

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