half-baked


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half-baked

(hăf′bākt′, häf′-)
adj.
1. Only partly baked.
2. Informal
a. Insufficiently thought out; ill-conceived: a half-baked scheme.
b. Exhibiting a lack of good judgment or common sense: a half-baked visionary.

half-baked

adj
1. (Cookery) insufficiently baked
2. informal foolish; stupid
3. informal poorly planned or conceived

half′-baked′



adj.
1. insufficiently cooked.
2. not completed; insufficiently planned or prepared: a half-baked proposal.
3. lacking mature judgment or experience; unrealistic: half-baked theorists.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 cookedhalf-baked - insufficiently cooked    
raw - not treated with heat to prepare it for eating

half-baked

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
Translations

half-baked

[ˈhɑːfˈbeɪkt] ADJ (fig) [plan, idea] → mal concebido, sin perfilar; [person] → soso

half-baked

[ˌhɑːfˈbeɪkt] adj (fig) (fam) (idea, scheme) → mal combinato/a, che non sta in piedi
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