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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crazy, half-baked, screwball, softheaded(adj)

    foolish; totally unsound

    "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"

  2. half-baked, underdone(adj)

    insufficiently cooked


  1. half-baked(Adjective)

    Incomplete; not fully planned or carefully considered, ill-conceived, unsound or badly thought-out; foolish or having no common sense.

    The guy had some half-baked idea for getting rich in the stock market.


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