- partly detached.
- of or relating to a house joined by a party wall to another house or row of houses.
Origin of semidetached
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Examples from the Web for semidetached
The city is a coalition of semidetached groups, each of which has a unity of its own.Society
Henry Kalloch Rowe
The jolt jerks up its passengers in the semidetached steerage.The New North
Agnes Deans Cameron
A greatly overgrown hoof may be quickly shortened with sharp nippers and the sole freed of semidetached flakes of horn.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
- (of a building) joined to another on one side by a common wall
- (as noun)they live in a suburban semidetached
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