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go halvsies

verb phrase

to agree to split something equally; also called go halfsies

Examples

I'll go halvsies with you on dessert.

Word Origin

1960s

Usage Note

informal

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Slang definitions & phrases for go halvsies

go halvsies

verb phrase

To award an equal share; divide in two equal parts: I may go halvsies/ If he stonewalled them or went halvesies with the truth

[1940s+; go halves is found by 1848]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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