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half–assed

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adjective \ˈhaf-ˈast, ˈhäf-ˈäst\

Simple Definition of half–assed

  • : poorly done or planned

  • : stupid or foolish

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of half–assed

  1. 1 often vulgar :  lacking significance, adequacy, or completeness

  2. 2 often vulgar :  lacking intelligence, character, or effectiveness

half–assed adverb, often vulgar

Circa 1932

First Known Use of half–assed

circa 1932


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