half and half nail n.
Division of the nail by a transverse line into a proximal dull white part and a distal pink or brown part. It is seen in uremia.
adjective 1. (slang) incompetent; inept; badly organized
- Half a shake
noun phrase A moment; a trice: I’ll be there in half a shake [1930s+; fr the expression two shakes of a lamb’s tail, ”a very short time”]
[uh-sleep] /əˈslip/ adverb 1. in or into a state of sleep: He fell asleep quickly. 2. into a dormant or inactive state; to rest: Their anxieties were put asleep. 3. into the state of death. adjective 4. sleeping: He is asleep. 5. dormant; inactive. 6. (of the foot, hand, leg, etc.) numb. 7. . adjective […]
[haf-ast, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈæst, ˈhɑf-/ adjective, Slang: Vulgar. 1. insufficient or haphazard; not fully planned or developed. 2. incompetent; lacking sufficient ability or knowledge. adjective (US & Canadian, slang) 1. incompetent; inept 2. lacking efficiency or organization adj. “ineffectual,” 1932, perhaps a humorous mispronunciation of haphazard. adjective Ineffectual; incompetent; half-hearted; half-baked: You first ran into censorship […]