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  • adj. Alternative spelling of half-assed.

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Examples

  • Seven months later the language's presence on the Commission's website had progressed from being non-existent to being half-arsed.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • You can blame it on Star Wars (and the pernicious influence of “Fantasy”) if you want, but it goes back to every crappy drive-in B movie, every half-arsed rip-off of The Twilight Zone, every shitty piece of symbolically formulated kipple that came off the production-line broken and useless to all but the true believers, the geeks who loved it all for the lurid glory of its strangeness, however slipshod.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It's a half-arsed argument by analogy that nods in the direction of an appeal to authority.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Instead what they did was this half-arsed not quite out and not quite in.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More on Israeli Incompetence

  • I told her a half-arsed lie about inflicting the wound on myself while thinking of her.

    Potsdamer Strasse

  • Any half-arsed screenwriter can produce a so-called scene, but what happens is – surely?

    Nemesis by Philip Roth

  • You don't need dozens of half-arsed compilations on cheap labels, you need it done properly.

    Posthumous pop: the stars who keep on selling

  • So what if you get it wrong from time to time if you're big enough to put your hands up to it, it endears you to your readers far more than some of the half-arsed apologies you read elsewhere.

    So I made a mistake ... but it could be worse

  • No, much easier to have a half-arsed whinge about it anonymously online, toe the party line, take the money and climb the greasy pole.

    Police Investigate MP’s Expenses « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • No, much easier to have a half-arsed whinge about it anonymously online, toe the party line, take the money and climb the greasy pole. on June 22, 2009 at 4: 20 pm Teofilio Cubillas

    Police Investigate MP’s Expenses « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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