OTHER WORDS FROM semidetachedsem·i·de·tach·ment, noun
How to use semidetached in a sentence
This is comedy based on a cold humor, detached, euphemistic, devoid of any generosity.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Here they are semi-touching at a grocery store; she likes kombucha.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Brinsley stepped up to the passenger side of the patrol car, raised a silver Taurus semi-automatic pistol and began firing.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tiger Lily and her tribe, however, were outfitted in semi-realistic outfits (read: nearly naked).‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the next hour and half I was the willing sex slave of a semi-professional Master I had met through a friend.
She stabbed him, noting the effect upon him with a detached interest that seemed indifferent to his pain.
With each division, in addition to the divisional staff, there were officers detached from the headquarters staff.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Only at moments was he aware of this—a kind of higher Self, detached from shifting moods, looked on calmly and took note.
Our troops have done all that flesh and blood can do against semi-permanent works, and they are not able to carry them.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Ten paces along Bond Street he encountered a small, stooping figure which became detached from the shadows of a shop door.Dope|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for semidetached
- (of a building) joined to another on one side by a common wall
- (as noun)they live in a suburban semidetached