Examples from the Web for semi-serious
John Boehner actually made a semi-serious offer in the fiscal talks.
She and the General had been girl and boy together, and as they came to eighteen and nineteen had been semi-serious sweethearts.Vanishing Roads and Other Essays|Richard Le Gallienne
Now began one of these semi-comic, semi-serious adventures which seem to dog my footsteps.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2|Ian Hamilton
Her quick ear heard, and she turned, semi-serious, questioning him with raised eyebrows.The Younger Set|Robert W. Chambers
She seemed to treat even her own grievances in this semi-serious way—one of them certainly, if her husband were one.Double Harness|Anthony Hope
This is a sort of half-way house between Cleveland's burlesques and his serious or semi-serious poems like Fuscara.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III|John Cleveland