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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Only partly baked.
  • adjective Insufficiently thought out; ill-conceived.
  • adjective Exhibiting a lack of good judgment or common sense.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Used other than as an idiom: Partially cooked by heating in an oven.
  • adjective idiomatic, informal 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective insufficiently cooked
  • adjective foolish; totally unsound

Etymologies

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half- +‎ baked

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