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half-baked

Ill-conceived; not well thought out or planned. Likened to something that has only cooked in the oven for half the time necessary. Stop coming up with these half-baked schemes! They'll never work! I could tell the project was only half-baked from the beginning, but I kept my head down and said nothing.

half-baked

1. mod. badly thought out. It would have been approved if it weren’t so half-baked.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Fred got himself sort of half-baked every Saturday night.
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After the Playhouse, Half Baked is off to Birkenhead's Pilgrim Street Arts Centre, Oldham, Kendal and Lancaster.
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In fact, and you may want to lie down for this, he is "absolutely dismayed" at how unsuccessful this so-called half-assed, half baked scheme has been.