Half-baked



[haf-beykt, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈbeɪkt, ˈhɑf-/

adjective
1.
insufficiently cooked.
2.
not completed; insufficiently planned or prepared:
a half-baked proposal for tax reform.
3.
lacking mature judgment or experience; unrealistic.
adjective
1.
insufficiently baked
2.
(informal) foolish; stupid
3.
(informal) poorly planned or conceived
adj.

1620s as “underdone;” 1855 in sense of “silly;” see half + bake (v.).

adjective

Foolish; ill-conceived; not completely thought out; half-assed (1621+)

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