half`-awake′ adj.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • half-awake — adjective being nearly awake …   Wiktionary

  • half-awake — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • half-awake — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — [ hæf ] (plural halves [ hævz ] ) function word, quantifier *** Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a, the, this, or his ): We live half a mile up the road. I have to spend half my time taking… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • awake — a|wake1 S3 [əˈweık] adj [not before noun] 1.) not sleeping ▪ I hope he s awake now. ▪ She was still only half awake when I brought her a cup of coffee. ▪ How do you stay awake during boring lectures? ▪ Emma lay awake half the night, worrying. ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • awake — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ early, late ▪ She awoke early the next morning. ▪ abruptly (esp. AmE), suddenly ▪ He awoke suddenly in a cold sweat …   Collocations dictionary

  • half — half1 W1S1 [ha:f US hæf] predeterminer, pron, adj [only before noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(50%)¦ 2¦(most of)¦ 3¦(time)¦ 4¦(combination)¦ 5 half a dozen 6 half a/the chance 7 half an eye/ear 8 be half the battle 9 half a minute/moment/second etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half */*/*/ — UK [hɑːf] / US [hæf] adjective, adverb, noun, number, predeterminer, pronoun Word forms half : singular half plural halves UK [hɑːvz] / US [hævz] Summary: Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a ,… …   English dictionary

  • half*/*/*/ — [hɑːf] (plural halves [hɑːvz] ) grammar word summary: Half can be: ■ a determiner: We live half a mile up the road. ■ a pronoun: Let s share the prize money. You can have half. ♦ Half of us are still unemployed. ■ an adjective: We ordered a half… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • half- — prefix 1. on the way towards being: half awake; half asleep. 2. partially: he half rose from the table …  

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