half-cooked


half-cooked
half-baked, cooked only partially

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • half-cooked — half cooked′ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • half-cooked — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • half-cooked — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — ► NOUN (pl. halves) 1) either of two equal or corresponding parts into which something is or can be divided. 2) either of two equal periods into which a match or performance is divided. 3) Brit. informal half a pint of beer. 4) informal a half… …   English terms dictionary

  • half — n., adj., & adv. n. (pl. halves) 1 either of two equal or corresponding parts or groups into which a thing is or might be divided. 2 colloq. = half back. 3 colloq. half a pint, esp. of beer etc. 4 either of two equal periods of play in sports. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — noun (plural halves) 1》 either of two equal or corresponding parts into which something is or can be divided.     ↘either of two equal periods into which a sports game or performance is divided. 2》 Brit. informal half a pint of beer. 3》 informal… …   English new terms dictionary

  • half — 1. adjective a half grapefruit Syn: halved, bisected, divided in two Ant: whole 2. adverb 1) the chicken is half cooked Syn: partially, partly, incompletely, inadequately, insufficiently; in part …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • half-baked — a. 1. Insufficiently or poorly planned or thought out; impractical or unrealistic; as, a half baked proposal; half baked ideas; of plans, theories, proposals, etc. [PJC] 2. Insufficiently cooked; of food. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half-baked — half′ baked′ adj. 1) insufficiently cooked 2) not completed; insufficiently planned or prepared: a half baked proposal[/ex] 3) lacking mature judgment or experience; unrealistic: half baked theorists[/ex] • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • half —    1. a quantity of beer    Shortened form of half a pint:     Pints were for men... only boys drank halves. (Sharpe, 1975)    In obsolete use, to half pint was to drink beer:     Two miners were half pinting in the public house. (R. Hunt, 1865)… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms


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