Definitions

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  • adj. Partially humanlike.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ human

Examples

  • And besides, what would you do in the future, hundreds of years later, when you wake up to a science-fiction world full of robots and semi-human creatures and flying electric cars and ads you can't get away from because they're beamed directly into your cerebral cortex with cellular technology?

    Walt's Frozen Head

  • The hunters were still arguing and roaring like some semi-human amphibious breed.

    Chapter 4

  • They still looked semi-human after a year and a half from the grave.

    Corpses

  • Using a mold takes away some of the fun but it also produces a figure that looks semi-human

    Regretsy – Top This

  • The world Cadwal is an immense nature preserve whose sparse population lives in a rigid caste structure, with full Agency members on top, followed by semi-official collaterals, and finally semi-human Yips on the bottom.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • It took me about a week to feel semi-human. courtney Said,

    When Blessings Are Curses | Her Bad Mother

  • The symbols of the mermaid and the minotaur represent “the pernicious prevailing form of collaboration between the sexes,” the tacit consent of both men and women to sustain gender arrangements within which “both man and woman will remain semi-human [and] monstrous.”

    Dorothy Dinnerstein.

  • These are creatures who look semi-human and live on Pandora.

    Jackie K. Cooper: Avatar: Moviemaking Will Never Be the Same

  • Even accounting for boom-and-bust periods, they still dominate in comparison to stories about other kinds of semi-human mythological creatures.

    2009 October 01 « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • The greatest thing about any form of personal ads out there in internet land is the extent to which grown men and women will lie and deceive to their potential partner just to make themselves look semi-human.

    Archive 2007-04-01

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