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half-baked (adj.)

1620s as "underdone;" colloquial figurative sense of "silly, immature" is from 1855; see half + bake (v.).

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Definitions of half-baked

half-baked (adj.)
foolish; totally unsound;
half-baked ideas
Synonyms: crazy / screwball / softheaded
half-baked (adj.)
insufficiently cooked;
Synonyms: underdone
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