Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "half-past" []

  • Attributive form of half past, noun. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "half-past" in a sentence
  • "You've got to drop one child in one place, and another child in another, and get yourself to work and be in by half-past eight."
  • "At twelve o'clock it gets dinner, composed of a tin of coarse Indian meal stirabout (skilly), and at half-past five it gets"
  • "The food that is given to it consists of a piece of usually bad - baked prison bread and a tin of water for breakfast at half-past seven."