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half-assed

 
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (vulgar slang) unplanned or poorly planned; haphazard.
Of course their half-assed scheme didn't work!
definition 2: incompetent; lacking knowledge or ability.
Some half-assed plumber must have worked on these pipes.
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part of speech: adverb
definition: in an incompetent manner.