half-baked definition

  • adjective:
    • Only partly baked.
    • Informal Insufficiently thought-out; ill-conceived: a half-baked system.
    • casual displaying insufficient good wisdom or commonsense: a half-baked visionary.
    • Used aside from as an idiom: partly prepared by heating in an oven.
    • Incomplete; (of a thought or scheme) not totally prepared or very carefully considered, ill-conceived, unsound or defectively thought-out; (of someone) silly or having no wise practice.
    • Insufficiently or defectively in the pipeline or planned; not practical or unrealistic; ; -- of plans, ideas, proposals, etc.
    • Insufficiently cooked; -- of food.
    • insufficiently prepared
    • foolish; completely unsound
  • others:
    • maybe not completely cooked; hence, in colloquial use, natural; inexperienced; absurd; immature; ill-digested.

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