half-baked

(redirected from Half Baked)
Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
After the Playhouse, Half Baked is off to Birkenhead's Pilgrim Street Arts Centre, Oldham, Kendal and Lancaster.
Unfortunately, the other 'half baked' suggestion that came from the Government last week on Employment Law reform is no laughing matter.
London Mayor Ken Livingstone has withheld pounds 1.5 million of funding from a council claiming that its 'half baked' transport policies are putting children's lives at risk.
For the next three months, the most perplexing question I plan to answer is, "Lemonade or iced tea?" Last summer it was "Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or Chocolate Fudge Brownie?" But thanks to Ben & Jerry's Half Baked 2 Twisted flavors (two ice creams in one--is this a great country or what?), now I don't even have to worry about that.
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.
SEVEN points out of nine is a fantastic haul considering we are a half baked, over hyped team.
The separation of English affairs from Westminster would be welcome, not half baked regional assemblies, but a full English parliament.
I , too, am a frequent traveller to Euston on this service and have occasionally been inconvenienced by delays, without resulting to the half baked childish protest shown by Mr McGovern.
LARD WORK: Artist Mark with chips up nose to promote English food; HALF BAKED: McGowan was prompted by Italian pal to take beans bath
The Chancellor's call for unions to help boost productivity was attacked as 'half baked' yesterday as union officials spelled out alternative plans to aid industry.