Meaning of HALF in English

HALF

n.

Function: adverb

Date: 12th century

1 a : in an equal part or degree <the crowd was half jeering, half respectful> b : not completely : PARTIALLY < half persuaded>

2 : by any means : AT ALL <her singing isn't half bad>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.