Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “half-timbered”


adjective uk   /ˌhɑːfˈtɪm.bəd/ us    /ˌhæfˈtɪm.bɚd/
A half-timbered building has a wooden frame whose spaces are filled with brick or stone to form the walls, so that the wood still shows on the surface.Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
(Definition of half-timbered from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of half-timbered?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “half-timbered”

Word of the Day


to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More