Definition of half-brother in English:

half-brother

Syllabification: half-broth·er
(also half brother)

noun

  • A brother with whom one has only one parent in common.
    More example sentences
    • She added: ‘And with regard to my two boys, it shows that they are not just half-brothers but brothers.’
    • Jean had a brother and two half-brothers, really big guys who were our ‘comprehensive insurance policy’ in the neighbourhood.
    • Our family's riddled with divorce and I have seven brothers or half-brothers and mum raised us pretty much singled-handed.

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