Definition of halftime in English:


Syllabification: half·time
Pronunciation: /ˈhafˌtīm


  • The time at which half of a game or contest is completed, especially when marked by an intermission: the most pressure he felt was at halftime when he looked up and saw the score [as modifier]: a Super Bowl halftime show
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    • At half-time Ellis revised the game plan and made a couple of tactical substitutions.
    • A half-time change of the tactics by Oakbank saw them score at regular intervals.
    • By half-time Dublin should have scored at least two more goals and four or five points.

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