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English definition of “half-baked”

half-baked

adjective     /ˌhɑːfˈbeɪkt/ US  /ˌhæf-/ informal disapproving
A half-baked idea or plan has not been considered carefully enough: The government has set up some half-baked scheme for training teachers on the job.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind
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