verb (used with or without object), half-vol·leyed, half-vol·ley·ing.
Origin of half-volley
Related formshalf-vol·ley·er, noun
Definition for half-volley (2 of 2)
Origin of half volley
Examples from the Web for half-volley
Between ourselves the cut was a fluke, but the half-volley was a genuine well-played hit, which deserved the applause it got.Dr. Jolliffe's Boys|Lewis Hough
At last he mis-hit a half-volley and was caught in the deep for seventy-two.
A half-volley had landed first bounce among the masters sitting under the wall.
Janet made a powerful stroke at it, apparently thinking it was a half-volley.The Girls of St. Cyprian's|Angela Brazil
In the hope that Scaife, intoxicated with triumph, will run out again, he pitches the next lob too much up—a half-volley.The Hill|Horace Annesley Vachell