noun (plural semis)• informal
- 1British A semi-detached house: a three-bedroomed semiMore example sentences
- They also plan to buy a bigger house than their three-bedroom semi, although Mr Stone said he would not leave his job as an IT analyst in South Manchester.
- York, he said, had many good properties from two- and three-bedroom town and terraced houses to semis and riverside apartments.
- Parallel to the seafront, Castle Avenue is a quirky road of elegant Victorian red-brick houses, 1930s-built semis and modest bungalows.
- 2A semi-final: they defeated them in the semiMore example sentences
- With two quarter-finals and both semis still outstanding, tournament organisers must decide whether to stretch the final over to Monday or abandon the event, as they were forced to do in 1998.
- Her game just kept improving with every round, she played some tough matches, demolished the defending champion in the semis and survived a battle of attrition in the final.
- For somebody who has been back barely four months, her progress has been miraculous: she won the Washington Open and has reached the semis or quarters of five other tournaments.
- 3North American A semi-trailer: she pulled into the path of a semiMore example sentences
- Stephanie pressed hard on the accelerator and the car shot forward out of the trucks path, the semi missing them by less than a foot.
- It looks suspiciously like a freezer, only very, very large; like the trailer of a semi.
- Their semi pulls 30-foot grain trailers instead of normal 40-footers.
early 20th century: abbreviation.
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