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Definition of "half-broken" [half-broken]

  • Halfway or partially broken; somewhat broken. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "half-broken" in a sentence
  • "He has four TVs—including a 46-inch Internet TV and a 37-inch screen in what he called a "mini man cave"—but still prefers a transistor radio and his pair of half-broken headphones."
  • "All of the furniture—the dressers in the bedrooms, the wooden stand in the hallway for mail and the telephone, the kitchen table—looked dumpy and half-broken."
  • "The last of them, astride a Palomina three-year-old that was as graceful and wild as a half-broken Arab, was for riding by with a bare salute, but was stopped by his employer."