Definitions for half pintˈhæf ˈpaɪnt, ˈhɑf for 1 ; ˈhæf ˌpaɪnt, ˈhɑf for 2

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half pintˈhæf ˈpaɪnt, ˈhɑf for 1 ; ˈhæf ˌpaɪnt, ˈhɑf for 2(n.)

  1. half of a pint, equal to 8 fluid ounces (1 cup) or 16 tablespoons (0.2 liter).

    Category: Weights and Measures

  2. Slang. a very short person.

    Category: Informal

Origin of half pint:

1605–15

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  1. Half Pint

    Half Pint is a Jamaican dancehall, ragga, and reggae singer.

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