Definition of halvers in English:


plural noun

in phrase go halvers
Northern English, Scottish
  • Agree to have a half share each.

    ‘how did I ever go halvers with this guy?’
    • ‘Well, my brother wants to go halvers on a dual exhaust system for my dad's Christmas present this year.’
    • ‘So we went halvers in a ps1, got Porsche Challenge and that lasted me ages.’
    • ‘We went halvers on this but I ended up with both the original disk and the manual.’
    • ‘Had I known you were gettin a double and had you made the offer, I mighta come up and taken the 2nd bed and gone halvers with you.’
    • ‘Myself and a neighbour went halvers on a skip so the old roof went in it - except that bees had been starting a hive in the heap.’
    • ‘Better yet, anyone wanna go halvers on an extended road trip to the southwest?’
    • ‘Inasmuch as the contest was a traditional rivalry, both sides went halvers for a $10 umpire from Memphis, Tenn.’
    • ‘Hi Alice I haven't seen you for ages, let me know if you ever fancy going halvers on a bottle of wine of an afternoon in the pub.’
    • ‘But Eve, angel that we all are, thought of him and went halvers with him.’
    • ‘I confess to a certain self-interest here, as I still had hopes of his going halvers on a ticket.’