half-assed


half–assed

adjective \ˈhaf-ˈast, ˈhäf-ˈäst\

Definition of HALF-ASSED

1
often vulgar :  lacking significance, adequacy, or completeness
2
often vulgar :  lacking intelligence, character, or effectiveness
half–assed adverb, often vulgar

First Known Use of HALF-ASSED

circa 1932

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