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half-baked

[haf-beykt, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈbeɪkt, ˈhɑf-/
adjective
1.
insufficiently cooked.
2.
not completed; insufficiently planned or prepared:
a half-baked proposal for tax reform.
3.
lacking mature judgment or experience; unrealistic.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25
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British Dictionary definitions for halfbaked

half-baked

adjective
1.
insufficiently baked
2.
(informal) foolish; stupid
3.
(informal) poorly planned or conceived
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Word Origin and History for halfbaked

half-baked

adj.

1620s as "underdone;" 1855 in sense of "silly;" see half + bake (v.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for halfbaked

half-baked

adjective

Foolish; ill-conceived; not completely thought out; half-assed (1621+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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