plural of half-world
as in underworlds
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

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“Half-worlds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/half-worlds. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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