- The definition of half assed is that limited thought or effort is given to a task or idea.
An example of half assed is a person who shows up five minutes late to a birthday party and does not bring a gift.
half-assed definition by Webster's New World
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Slang having or showing little thought, care, or foresight: somewhat vulgar
half-assed definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective Vulgar Slang
- Not well planned or executed.
- halfˈ-assedˌ adverb