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1. Only partly baked.
a. Insufficiently thought out; ill-conceived: a half-baked scheme.
b. Exhibiting a lack of good judgment or common sense: a half-baked visionary.
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1. (Cookery) insufficiently baked
2. informal foolish; stupid
3. informal poorly planned or conceived
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1. insufficiently cooked.
2. not completed; insufficiently planned or prepared: a half-baked proposal.
3. lacking mature judgment or experience; unrealistic: half-baked theorists.
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|Adj.||1.||half-baked - foolish; totally unsound; "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
impractical - not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"
|2.||half-baked - insufficiently cooked |
raw - not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
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adjective (Informal) stupid, impractical, crazy, silly, foolish, senseless, short-sighted, inane, loopy (informal), ill-conceived, crackpot (informal), ill-judged, brainless, unformed, poorly planned, harebrained, dumb-ass (slang), unthought out or through another half-baked scheme that isn't going to work
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