Definitions for half-and-half

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a mixture of two things, esp. in equal or nearly equal proportions.

  2. milk and light cream combined in equal parts, esp. for table use.

    Category: Cooking

  3. Chiefly Brit. a mixture of two malt liquors, esp. porter and ale.

    Category: British

  4. (adj.)half one thing and half another.

  5. (adv.)in two equal or nearly equal parts.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. half-and-half(adj)

    half milk and half light cream; contains 10% to 18% butterfat

  2. half-and-half(adverb)

    in equal parts

    "a half-and-half mixture"

  3. half-and-half(adverb)

    in equal parts

    "it was divided half-and-half"


  1. half-and-half(Noun)

    Alternative spelling of half and half

  2. half-and-half(Adverb)

    Alternative spelling of half and half

  3. half-and-half(Adjective)

    Alternative spelling of half and half

Webster Dictionary

  1. Half-and-half(noun)

    a mixture of two malt liquors, esp. porter and ale, in about equal parts

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in equal parts

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