adverb & adjective
- 1At or to a point equidistant between two others: [as adverb]: he stopped halfway down the passage [as adjective]: during the night we passed Kingoonya, the halfway markMore example sentences
midway, middle, mid, central, centre, intermediate, equidistant between two points; mean, median, average• rare intermedialmidway, at the mid point, in the middle, in the centre; to the middle, to the mid point; part of the way, at some point, part way
- It would easily take a week, if they had no problems, to climb those mountains and reach a halfway mark.
- It was about when she reached the halfway mark between the store and dumpsters that she heard the low rumble of a souped engine roar.
- I'm past the halfway mark, it's going to be finished and I am going to get out!
- 1.1In the middle of a period of time: [as adverb]: halfway through the nightMore example sentences
- So anyone can see why my attention was dwindling about halfway through first period.
- It took them until halfway through the second period to click back into gear.
- Try and do this halfway through the revision period, the sleepover can be a mixture of work and fun.
- 1.2 [as adverb] To some extent: I’m incapable of doing anything even halfway decentMore example sentences
- A couple of halfway decent, if rather weedy, hits would see us within chipping distance, so we went for it.
- At this point she started to reach for anything to say, but then, she got a halfway decent idea.
- Like any halfway decent hero, Kingstone's looking out for the little guy - sort of.