Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


a bottle half the size of a standard bottle of wine, spirits, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for half-bottle
Historical Examples
  • Smith will bring me up a bit of chicken and a half-bottle of Heidsieck.

    The Island Mystery George A. Birmingham
  • However, the half-bottle came, and we drank it with great gusto.

    Youth Leo Tolstoy
  • I slung the half-bottle round my neck, and carried my hat full of water in my hands.

  • We each had a half-bottle of the famous wine, and truly its reputation is not unmerited.

  • Seems that half-bottle of liver dope had scouted round, found all them chocolate creams, and rared up for battle.

    A Man in the Open Roger Pocock
  • He went over to the sideboard, unlocked a lower division of it with his private key, and drew forth a half-bottle of champagne.

    Mrs. Thompson William Babington Maxwell
  • A half-bottle does not contain sufficient for one, and a whole bottle rarely satisfies two.

  • He knew it could not have been drink, as each day the State allowed him but one half-bottle of claret.

    Once Upon A Time Richard Harding Davis
  • One unmistakable proof was the half-bottle of Three Star brandy sold by the grocer.

  • He smiled quietly, enjoying her enjoyment; but, when emptied, the half-bottle he had ordered was not renewed.

    Joan Thursday

    Louis Joseph Vance

Word of the Day

Nearby words for half-bottle

Word Value for half

Scrabble Words With Friends