Definition of right half in English:

right half


  • 1The side or region that lies immediately to the right of a person or other object of reference; (also) the right-hand side of (part of the) body or other object. Compare a right (also left) half, right side, 3.

  • 2Football and Hockey. A player whose position is on the right side of the central area of the pitch and who has both attacking and defensive responsibilities.


Middle English; earliest use found in Ormulum. From right + half.


right half

/rʌɪt ˈhɑːf/