half-baked

half-baked
adj
1. shallow, superficial, cursory, rudimentary; premature, unformed, abortive, embryonic, embryotic, unfinished, unripe; unthought out or through, undeveloped, immature, crude, rough, unrefined; coarse, rude, raw, unpolished, in the rough; short-sighted, ill-judged, groundless, injudicious, precipitate; pointless, foolish, hare brained, impractical, Sl. half-assed.
2. indifferent, mediocre, middling, average; wanting, deficient, scanty, partial, meager, sketchy, skimpy, inadequate; inferior, below par or the mark; imperfect, unhatched, pretentious, Inf. half-cocked.
3. young, green, wet behind the ears, provincial; unseasoned, callow, unfledged, unskilled, unpracticed, unequipped, unfitted; ignorant, naive, inexperienced.

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  • half-baked — a. 1. Insufficiently or poorly planned or thought out; impractical or unrealistic; as, a half baked proposal; half baked ideas; of plans, theories, proposals, etc. [PJC] 2. Insufficiently cooked; of food. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half-baked — adj informal a half baked idea, suggestion, plan etc has not been properly planned ▪ He s always coming out with these half baked ideas which will never work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-baked — half′ baked′ adj. 1) insufficiently cooked 2) not completed; insufficiently planned or prepared: a half baked proposal[/ex] 3) lacking mature judgment or experience; unrealistic: half baked theorists[/ex] • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • half-baked — [haf′bākt΄] adj. 1. only partly baked 2. not completely planned or thought out [a half baked scheme] 3. having or showing little intelligence and experience …   English World dictionary

  • half-baked — [ ,hæf beıkt ] adjective INFORMAL a half baked idea or plan is not practical because it has not been thought about carefully …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half-baked — A half baked idea or scheme hasn t not been thought through or planned very well …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • half-baked — (adj.) 1620s as underdone; 1855 in sense of silly …   Etymology dictionary

  • half-baked — [adj] stupid; not thought through backward, batty*, birdbrained*, blockheaded*, boneheaded*, brainless, crazy, dumb, feebleminded, foolish, harebrained*, idiotic, ignorant, ill conceived, imbecilic, impractical, indiscreet, moronic, poorly… …   New thesaurus

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