But here again, Perry is not the half-cocked yahoo his critics assume.
Then with a self-satisfied smirk he half-cocked the rifle and handed it to me ready for action.
Robin opened one eye—the one toward the house—and half-cocked an ear.
I could never have imagined myself going off half-cocked like that.
"If you're going off half-cocked, then we both are, Dave," he said quietly.
I've told you they won't go off half-cocked as long as Westfall is on the job.
He is the most level-headed member of 162 the family, and would not fly off half-cocked.
Alone, she might have gone off half-cocked in an emotional tizzy.
It seems to me that Dr. Detmers is always going off "half-cocked."
Now listen, you two girls—you're going off half-cocked and you're both full of little red ants.