Pronunciation: (haf' pīnt', häf' for 1; haf' pīnt", häf' for 2, 3), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/half-pint.html on line 75 [key]
1. half of a pint, equal to 8 fluid ounces (1 cup) or 16 tablespoons (0.2 liter).
2. Informal.a very short person.
3. Slang.a person of little importance or influence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.