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half-baked

[ haf-beykt, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˈbeɪkt, ˈhɑf- /
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adjective

insufficiently cooked.
not completed; insufficiently planned or prepared: a half-baked proposal for tax reform.
lacking mature judgment or experience; unrealistic.

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Origin of half-baked

First recorded in 1615–25
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half-baked

adjective

insufficiently baked
informal foolish; stupid
informal poorly planned or conceived
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