- a spinning motion imparted to a ball, especially in billiards.
- body English.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of English
OTHER WORDS FROM English
Example sentences from the Web for half-english
You see you speak our language, Mr. Gotobed, and we can't help thinking you are half-English.The American Senator|Anthony Trollope
The "English" or half-English characters, who come in sometimes as foils, are also rather of the stick, sticky.Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860|George Saintsbury
The study of the behaviour of the "half-English" during the war has an inherent air of reality and moderation.
She was half-English, half-Polynesian, and a really and truly queen.The Little Lady of the Big House|Jack London
A word in your ear—that pleasant half-English face is the face of the Governor's daughter.Acadia|Frederic S. Cozzens
British Dictionary definitions for half-english (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for half-english (2 of 2)
Derived forms of EnglishEnglishness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with half-english
see body English; in plain English.