1. a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use half-mast In A Sentence

  • As the flag fluttered at half-mast, worshippers sang the national anthem and signed a book of condolence.
  • In his half-mast trousers, short-cut jacket and spiky wig, he looks like a delinquent Jack Horner.
  • The university closed for three days as of Friday and flags are flying at half-mast in mourning of the rector's death.
  • In Germany flags were lowered to half-mast at federal buildings.
  • This morning, I shopped for a keyboard stand for my new iPal, learned how to use Pages, and e-mailed an animated love story involving octopi to my dad, all while my eyelids were still at half-mast. Suzan Colón: RIP: The... Pause
  • Across the country, flags over public buildings and royal residences were flying at half-mast.
  • It was a man whose pants were baggy with a zipper at half-mast.
  • Hance, 51, had no previous criminal record before the outburst late Sunday morning and his death in a shootout with police in Copley, where a flag flew at half-mast Monday outside the home where the carnage began. Ohio gunman was in property dispute, neighbors say
  • The palace flags were all flying at half-mast.
  • The NFL flew flags at half-mast and held a moment of silence in memory of White.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy