half–baked

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adjective \ˈhaf-ˈbākt, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–baked

  1. 1a :  poorly developed or carried out a half–baked idea half–baked researchb :  lacking adequate planning or forethought a half–baked scheme for getting richc :  lacking in judgment, intelligence, or common sense

  2. 2 :  imperfectly baked :  underdone

1621

First Known Use of half–baked

1621


HALF–BAKED Defined for English Language Learners

half–baked

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adjective \ˈhaf-ˈbākt, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–baked for English Language Learners

  • : not well planned : foolish or stupid

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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