1. partially severed or divided: half-cut citrus fruits lying around

  2. informal intoxicated with alcohol: he looks half-cut already

Words Nearby half-cut

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How to use half-cut in a sentence

  • While the bacon was crispy and cooked to visual perfection, it consisted of a few half-cut strips and a spoonful of cuts bits.

  • The link which he was filing snapped when only half cut through: the whole apparatus swung violently.

    Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
  • Mother's portrait half-cut from its frame stood on the floor.

    A Confederate Girl's Diary | Sarah Margan Dawson
  • All work, it seemed, had ceased; the crops were half cut, and stooks of corn were lying about everywhere.

    1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • Before it was half cut, I sold to a livery-stable keeper in Exeter fifty tons of bright timothy for $600.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • “Got their antlers half cut off; just stubs left,” he told himself.

    On the Yukon Trail | Roy J. Snell