half assed

half assed
Synonyms and related words:
amateur, amateurish, artless, botched, bungling, clumsy, dabbling, defective, deficient, dilettante, dilettantish, half-baked, half-cocked, haphazard, hit-and-miss, hit-or-miss, immature, inadept, inadequate, inapt, inattentive, incomplete, inefficient, inept, inexpert, insufficient, lacking, mediocre, messy, pedestrian, poor, promiscuous, sciolistic, shallow, skill-less, slipshod, slipshoddy, sloppy, slovenly, sluttish, smattering, sophomoric, superficial, thoughtless, unapt, undeft, undexterous, undextrous, unfacile, unintelligent, unproficient, unskillful, untidy, wanting

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  • half-assed — [ ,hæf æst ] adjective AMERICAN IMPOLITE done in a careless or lazy way: She made a few half assed attempts at doing the exercises, and then gave up …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half-assed — [haf′ast΄] adj. Slang having or showing little thought, care, or foresight: somewhat vulgar: also half ass …   English World dictionary

  • half-assed — (adj.) ineffectual, 1932, perhaps a humorous mispronunciation of HAPHAZARD (Cf. haphazard) …   Etymology dictionary

  • half-assed — half′ assed′ Slang: Usu. Vulgar. 1) insufficient or haphazard 2) incompetent 3) in a haphazard or incompetent manner • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • half-assed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. slang : lacking significance, adequacy, or completeness : deficient wasn t going to do a half assed job R.O.Bowen 2. slang : lacking intelligence …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-assed — [B] incomplete, half missing    There s a guy at the door with a half assed invention for sale …   English idioms

  • half-assed — adjective Date: circa 1932 1. often vulgar lacking significance, adequacy, or completeness 2. often vulgar lacking intelligence, character, or effectiveness • half assed adverb, often vulgar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • half-assed\ piece — When something becomes too difficult to be used. Annoys people to no end, for...it forces peple to try, but to no avail. I got stuck in Max Payne yesterday. What an Ages of crap, half assed piece …   Dictionary of american slang

  • half-assed\ piece — When something becomes too difficult to be used. Annoys people to no end, for...it forces peple to try, but to no avail. I got stuck in Max Payne yesterday. What an Ages of crap, half assed piece …   Dictionary of american slang

  • half-assed — adj ill considered, incomplete, ineffectual. An expression which appeared in British and American usage around the turn of the 20th century. The term may origi nate in the notion of something which has less than a whole solid base or, according… …   Contemporary slang

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