Half Brother Definition
A brother through one parent only.
Webster's New World
- brother by one parent
Other Word Forms of Half Brother
Origin of Half Brother
From Middle English half-brother, equivalent to half- + brother. Cognate with Dutch halfbroer (“halfbrother”), German Halbbruder (“halfbrother”), Danish halvbroder (“halfbrother”), Swedish halvbroder, halvbror (“halfbrother”), Icelandic hálfbróðir (“halfbrother”).
half- + brother
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