half-assed

adjective
\ ˈhaf-ˈast How to pronounce half-assed (audio) , ˈhäf-ˈäst\

Definition of half-assed

1 slang, often vulgar : lacking significance, adequacy, or completeness
2 slang, often vulgar : lacking intelligence, character, or effectiveness

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half-assed adverb, slang, often vulgar

First Known Use of half-assed

circa 1932, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of half-assed was circa 1932

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half-assed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of half-assed

informal + impolite
: poorly done or planned
: stupid or foolish

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