verb (used with object)
Origin of halter1
Related formshal·ter·like, adjectiveun·hal·tered, adjectiveun·hal·ter·ing, adjective
Definition for halter (2 of 5)
noun, plural hal·te·res [hal-teer-eez] /hælˈtɪər iz/.
Origin of halter2
Definition for halter (3 of 5)
Definition for halter (4 of 5)
Definition for halter (5 of 5)
verb (used without object)
Origin of halt2
Related formshalt·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for halter
“There are many after-hours events where you can show off your halter, strapless shirt or dress, or mini-skirt,” Royer wrote.
In an interview with The Daily Beast, Halter sounded at least a tad reluctant to take on the mantle of the Great Progressive Hope.
The most helpful hint was that twisting the sashes was the key to the halter top.
It featured a brief that extended halfway up the midriff, just below the breasts, and was held up with a halter neck tie.
She was 5-foot-2, 105 pounds, wearing a miniskirt and a halter top with a bare midriff.
We expect to be caught with chaff, like fractious colts coquetting with the halter and secretly not unwilling to be caught.Unveiling a Parallel|Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
I can pull you through; but, mind, if you break your word, I'll never leave you until I have put a halter round your neck.Settling Day|Nat Gould
A horse that has once pulled on his halter can never be as well broken as one that has never pulled at all.
Taking the halter off your thoughts and giving them a good kick behind.The Roycroft Dictionary|Elbert Hubbard
But Pedrillo twisted the halter around Capitanas muzzle and so tied her to the tail of Peregrina.In Sunny Spain with Pilarica and Rafael|Katharine Lee Bates
British Dictionary definitions for halter (1 of 3)
Word Origin for halter
British Dictionary definitions for halter (2 of 3)
noun, sentence substitute
Word Origin for halt
British Dictionary definitions for halter (3 of 3)
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the halt
Word Origin for halt
Idioms and Phrases with halter
see call a halt; come to a halt; grind to a halt.