go off half-cocked

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Definition of go off half-cocked

informal
: to do or say something without preparing for it or thinking about it Before you go off half-cocked, try listening to the explanation.

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“Go off half-cocked.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20off%20half-cocked. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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