NZ informal poorly planned or conceivedEquivalent expression (in certain other countries): half-baked
What Does 🥧 Pie Emoji Mean?The pie emoji depicts either a slice of pie or a round pie in a dish, showing a golden crust and sometimes wisps of rising steam. Mmmmm. Pie.
Word Origin for half-pie
from Māori pai good
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Examples 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