Meaning of half-and-half


Pronunciation: (haf'un-haf', häf'un-häf'), [key]
— n.
  1. a mixture of two things, esp. in equal or nearly equal proportions.
  2. milk and light cream combined in equal parts, esp. for table use.
  3. a mixture of two malt liquors, esp. porter and ale.
  1. half one thing and half another.
  1. in two equal parts.
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