Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Only partly baked.
  • adj. Informal Insufficiently thought out; ill-conceived: a half-baked scheme.
  • adj. Informal Exhibiting a lack of good judgment or common sense: a half-baked visionary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Used other than as an idiom: Partially cooked by heating in an oven.
  • adj. Incomplete; (of an idea or scheme) not fully planned or carefully considered, ill-conceived, unsound or badly thought-out; (of a person) foolish or having no common sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Insufficiently or poorly planned or thought out; impractical or unrealistic; ; -- of plans, theories, proposals, etc.
  • adj. Insufficiently cooked; -- of food.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not thoroughly baked; hence, in colloquial use, raw; inexperienced; silly; immature; ill-digested.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. insufficiently cooked
  • adj. foolish; totally unsound

Etymologies

half- +‎ baked (Wiktionary)

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