Definitions

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  • adjective Barely awake.

Etymologies

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From half- +‎ awake.

Examples

  • You will only be a half-awake and half-asleep zombie.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • I grabbed my black silk robe, throwing it on while I stumbled my half-awake ass to the door.

    Real wifeys

  • Reading through the White House's text of "An Economy Built to Last," any half-awake citizen will notice the words that fail to appear: Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, entitlements and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

    Obama's Maddening, Winning Speech

  • I grabbed my black silk robe, throwing it on while I stumbled my half-awake ass to the door.

    Real wifeys

  • Caithe riled on the workbench, half-awake and half in dream.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Robinson, who is now 21 years old, looked half-awake when he walked into the training room for treatment on his left knee, which was swollen so badly you couldn't delineate the kneecap.

    A Day in the Life of Denard Robinson

  • He probably thought she looked sweet: confused, tousled, half-awake, like a grumpy little kid.

    A cool Radio 4? What a turn-off | Victoria Coren

  • The narrative does playfully leave the suggestion that the "night work" performed by Jonas's sleeping self might be the cause of his predicament, perhaps a kind of half-awake dissociative state.

    Translated Texts

  • Later, half-awake I felt a needle pressing through my chest.

    excerpt from a forthcoming novel

  • Caithe riled on the workbench, half-awake and half in dream.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

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