8 letter word starting with half

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
halfbeak noun Any slender, marine fish of the genus Hemirhamphus, having the upper jaw much shorter than the lower; — called also balahoo.
halfcock verb t. To set the cock of (a firearm) at the first notch.
halfness noun The quality of being half; incompleteness.
halfpace noun A platform of a staircase where the stair turns back in exactly the reverse direction of the lower flight. See Quarterpace.
half-ray noun A straight line considered as drawn from a center to an indefinite distance in one direction, the complete ray being the whole line drawn to an indefinite distance in both directions.
half-wit noun A foolish; a dolt; a blockhead; a dunce.