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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(a.)

    Insufficiently or poorly planned or thought out; impractical or unrealistic; as, a half-baked proposal; half-baked ideas; -- of plans, theories, proposals, etc.

  2. half-baked(a.)

    Insufficiently cooked; -- of food.


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-baked in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-baked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Ryan:

    We inherited a process, a cake that was pretty much more than half-baked.

  2. Author Unknown:

    Some have half-baked ideas because their ideals are not heated up enough.

  3. Park Ju-gun:

    NPS will argue that its goal is to make a profit and the deal will accomplish that. Another argument will be based on a half-baked notion of patriotism.

  4. Ian Shoales:

    Sigmund Freud was a half baked Viennese quack. Our literature, culture, and the the films of Woody Allen would be better today if Freud had never written a word.

  5. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Rarely do we find men who willingly to engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.

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