Definition of 'half-truth'
Example sentences containing 'half-truth'
I omitted telling the whole truth and this was to protect Sheila, but I have found that one half-truth left hanging mutates.GYPSY MASALA (2004)
It was a farrago of non-sequitur and half-truth, attacking the questioners for things they had neither said nor thought.THE SCAR (2004) THE BROKEN GOD (2004)
Definition of half-truth from the Collins English Dictionary
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