Definition of left half in US English:

left half


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

  • 2In various team sports (such as football and hockey): a player whose position is on the left side of the central area of the pitch and who has both attacking and defensive responsibilities.


Middle English; earliest use found in Lambeth Manuscript. From left + half.


left half

/ˌlɛft ˈhɑːf/