semi: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sem'ē, sem'ī), [key]
— n. Informal.
- semitrailer (def. 1).
- Often,semifinal (def. 3).
- a combining form borrowed from Latin, meaning “half,” freely prefixed to English words of any origin, now sometimes with the senses “partially,” “incompletely,” “somewhat”: semiautomatic; semidetached; semimonthly; semisophisticated.
- semi (Thesaurus)