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half–cocked

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half–cocked/ˈhæfˌkɑːkt/
British/ˈhɑːfˈkɒkt/adjective
half–cocked
/ˈhæfˌkɑːkt/British/ˈhɑːfˈkɒkt/
adjective
Learner's definition of HALF–COCKED  
US, informal
: showing a lack of preparation or careful thought : stupid or foolish

go off half-cocked

(US)informalor Britishgo off at half cock
: to do or say something without preparing for it or thinking about it
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