Definify.com

Webster 1828 Edition


Semi

SEM'I

, L. semi, In composition, signifies half.

Definition 2022


semi

semi

See also: ṣemi, semi-, and -semi

English

Noun

Lua error in Module:links at line 89: attempt to index local 'target' (a number value)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, Australia, Canada) A semi-detached house.
    • 2008, Elliott Placks, quoted in Helen Isbister, Morris Bryant, Property, Career FAQs, Australia, page 40,
      I′m selling two side-by-side semis that are currently under construction, a waterfront apartment and a house in Rose Bay.
    • 2008, Barry Goodchild, Homes, Cities and Neighbourhoods: Planning and the Residential Landscapes of Modern Britain, page 52,
      The smaller semis of the 1920s and 1930s were closely related to the three bedroom pre-1919 narrow fronted terraces, at least to the larger pre-1919 terraces.
  2. (US) A semitrailer; a tractor-trailer; an eighteen-wheeler.
    • 2011, Eamonn Duff, Schapelle Corby: The Untold Story Behind Her Ill-Fated Drug Run, Allen & Unwin, Australia, unnumbered page,
      All night we couldn′t hear each other speak because of the sound of semis changing gear to get over the hill.
  3. A semifinal.
  4. (slang) A partial erection.
    • 2010, Mickey Erlach, Video Boys (page 158)
      The twink got a semi just from that look.

Translations

Anagrams


Italian

Noun

Lua error in Module:links at line 89: attempt to index local 'target' (a number value)

  1. plural of seme

Anagrams


Japanese

Romanization

Lua error in Module:links at line 89: attempt to index local 'target' (a number value)

  1. rōmaji reading of せみ
  2. rōmaji reading of セミ

Swedish

Noun

Lua error in Module:links at line 89: attempt to index local 'target' (a number value)

  1. short for semifinal

Declension


Venetian

Adjective

Lua error in Module:links at line 89: attempt to index local 'target' (a number value)

  1. masculine plural of semo