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Definition of "semi-upright" []

  • Of animals that are partly erect (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "semi-upright" in a sentence
  • "Free of the machine, Granddad asked Dr. Heaton and Dr. Hall to place pillows behind his back to seat him semi-upright."
  • "Hold your baby in a semi-upright position and let him suck the medicine as you gently squeeze the dropper."
  • "It's currently pinned up to a chopstick because whoever rooted the cutting made the poor thing all cockeyed, but if the trunk hardens off even semi-upright it might make a pretty nice little tree."
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