[haf-hahr-tid, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈhɑr tɪd, ˈhɑf-/
having or showing little enthusiasm:
a halfhearted attempt to work.
without enthusiasm or determination
also halfhearted, early 15c.; see half + hearted. Related: halfheartedly; halfheartedness. English in 17c. also had half-headed “stupid.”
[haf-hahr-tid, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈhɑr tɪd, ˈhɑf-/ adjective 1. having or showing little enthusiasm: a halfhearted attempt to work.
[hid-n] /ˈhɪd n/ adjective 1. concealed; obscure; covert: hidden meaning; hidden hostility. verb 2. past participle of 1 . /ˈhɪdən/ verb 1. a past participle of hide1 adjective 2. concealed or obscured: a hidden cave, a hidden meaning adj. past participle of hide (v.1); a Middle English formation (Old English had gehydd “hidden”) on the […]
noun 1. a knot or hitch made by forming a bight and passing the end of the rope around the standing part and through the bight. noun 1. a knot made by passing the end of a piece of rope around itself and through the loop thus made
[haf-hol-i-dey, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈhɒl ɪˌdeɪ, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. a holiday limited to half a working day or half an academic day.