Definition of semi-invalid in English:
A partially disabled or somewhat infirm person.
- He was involved in a horrific car accident that claimed the life of his mother and was to make his father a semi-invalid, in and out of hospital for many years.
- At home, Hank also has to deal with his racist father, Buck, himself a retired corrections officer and now a semi-invalid who spends his time filling scrapbooks with the latest information on death row happenings.
- Worrying about my health and living as a semi-invalid did nothing to help with my recuperation, so I just said to hell with it, I might as well throw myself into training, even if it kills me.
Definition of semi-invalid in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan