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half-cocked



Pronunciation: (haf'kokt', häf'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/half-cocked.html on line 71 [key]
adj.
1. (of a firearm) at the position of half cock.
2. lacking mature consideration or enough preparation; ill-considered or ill-prepared; half-baked.
3. go off half-cocked, to act or happen prematurely: He went off half-cocked and told everyone the news. Also,go off at half cock.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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