Meaning of worse half in English:

worse half


  • 1Usually with the. The less virtuous, admirable, suitable, etc., part or aspect of someone or something.

  • 2ironic, humorous Frequently with possessive: a person's husband, wife, or (in later use) partner, regarded as inferior or more badly behaved.


Middle English; earliest use found in Ayenbite of Inwyt. From worse + half.


worse half

/ˌwəːs ˈhɑːf/