half-brother half-brother

Definition(s):

  • (n) a brother who has only one parent in common with you

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The presidential candidate's half-brother Malik tied a bull to a tree, then hobbled it, and asked me to hold the beast's head to the ground as he drew a machete across its jugular.
  2. Clinton's eleventh-hour move, along with pardons of his half-brother, Roger, and former business partner Susan McDougal, outraged Republicans and Democrats alike.
  3. At the same time, Kim's stepmother and half-brother decided to take an official tour of that very hospital and were headed for the children's ward.

News

  1. 'Dexter' Season 8: Jennifer Carpenter has 'had fantasies' of Debra's death

    Jennifer Carpenterwent into filming the last season of "Dexter" unable to shake how she ended the past one.And no wonder: Her character, Debra Morgan, had protected her half-brother Dexter's (Michael C. Hall) serial-killer secret by fatally shooting their Miami police boss LaGuerta (Lauren Velez). That action still weighs mightily and quite visibly on the reasonably undone Debra as "Dexter ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  2. Liddick: The extinction of privacy in Obama’s America

    So the Obama Administration has been caught red handed using the IRS to target groups with “Patriot” or Tea” in their names, holding up their applications for not-for-profit status for years, while an identical application from the President’s half-brother sailed through with nary the blink of an eye.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  3. Circumstances kept them apart, but brothers finally meet

    Steven Bullock of South Carolina, left, met his older half-brother Bill Hemsing of Wahpeton, right, for the first time this week. Hemsing’s sister, Monta Becker, did years of research to track down their brother. They met online a couple years ago, but the first face-to-face meeting happened Monday in Wahpeton. Here the brothers enjoy a chat Friday outside Bullock’s RV, parked in the Chahinkapa ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Wahpeton Daily News

Quotes

  1. "He has grown up a lot. I think that is the thing he has done over the winter. He'sa lot more relaxed, very chilled out," Spencer added before dismissing concerns about stamina. "His half-brother won a handicap at Royal Ascot so there is...
    on May 14, 2009 By: Jamie Spencer Source: Irish Times

  2. "Duke of de Buqe is a horse we always thought would like the turf," Pletcher noted, "and since he's a half-brother to Balto Star, who could run on both dirt and turf, we think Duke of de Buqe will handle the Turfway Polytrack well. The Lane's...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Todd Pletcher Source: Sports Network

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