[haf-trooth, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtruθ, ˈhɑf-/
noun, plural half-truths
[haf-trooth z, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtruðz, ˈhɑf-/ (Show IPA)
a statement that is only partly true, especially one intended to deceive, evade blame, or the like.
a statement that fails to divulge the whole truth.
a partially true statement intended to mislead
1650s, from half + truth.
[haf-turn, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtɜrn, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. a 180-degree turn; a direct reversal of direction or orientation, as from front to back or left to right.
[haf-tur-ning, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtɜr nɪŋ, ˈhɑf-/ noun, Furniture. 1. .
noun 1. Diving. a dive made by a half rotation of the body on its long axis. Compare . 2. the twisting of the body in a half-turn, as in tumbling.
[yoozd or for 4, yoost] /yuzd or for 4, yust/ adjective 1. previously used or owned; secondhand: a used car. 2. showing wear or being worn out: a thrift shop that accepts used clothing. 3. employed for a purpose; utilized: a frequently used dictionary. Idioms 4. used to, accustomed or habituated to: I’m not used […]