half blood

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

half blood



(hăf′blŭd′, häf′-)
a. The relationship existing between persons having only one parent in common.
b. A person existing in such a relationship.
2. Often Offensive A person of mixed racial descent, especially a person of Native American and white parentage.
3. A half-blooded domestic animal.

half′-blood′ adj.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Odeon Nuneaton Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (12A): Weds& Thur Ice Age 3 (U) Bruno (18) Looking for Eric (15): Fri-Tue My Sister's Keeper (12A): Fri-Tue Public Enemies (15): Fri-Tue The Hangover (15) The Secret of Moonacre (U): Sat& Sun Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen (12A) Year One (12A): Fri-Tue Doubt (15): Thur
50 Wed, Thurs) Harry Potter: Half Blood Prince (12A) 10.
South BRECON Coliseum 01874 622501 Harry Potter: Half Blood Prince (12A) 16.
The Half Blood is taking his revenge because his great, great grandfather defeated him.
He is a foreign prince of mixed parentage - hence the half blood.
Summary: Five months after it stormed the box office, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince is back to cast a spell over the DVD charts.
Instead, he had been lured into a nest of half bloods, whom he had always understood to be the inferior degenerates of two races.