half-pie


adjective

NZ informal poorly planned or conceivedEquivalent expression (in certain other countries): half-baked

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Word Origin for half-pie

from Māori pai good
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Example sentences from the Web for half-pie

  • The boy silently transferred the half-pie he had brought from its plate to the shovel.

    A Modern Instance|William Dean Howells