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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lacking clear or rational preparation, knowledge, or intention.

Usage examples (32)
  • Brush up on reality before you go off half-cocked.
  • And you know, they went off half-cocked, basically.
  • There is no room in the Guard for half-cocked impulses.
  • Tempers will go off half-cocked even among men of good habit. for more
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