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1.
Someone does a job at say...50% the quality
This car is fallin' APART,Those mechanics did a really half assed job
by GDOGG November 01, 2003
 
2.
Doing an activity only partly, or without one's whole self involved; doing something without caring, or without putting anything into it.
I do my homework half-assed because I don't like the course.
by KaBookie August 28, 2003
 
3.
Job/task/chore done without putting too much effort in it.
Those Americans did such a half-assed job on the previous example of the "half-assed" definition.
by brownPower July 17, 2006
 
4.
When you do something but don't give it your all, always resulting in whatever your doing turning out poorly or incorrectly. Doing things Half-Assed is more than just an act, it's a way of life for most Americans.
Mr.Schoene: Your a smart kid, I don't understand how you're failing so many classes. Jenny: It's because he does a Half-Assed job at everthing he does. Edgar: Well sorry if you don't like my way of life, after all , Half-Assed is the way i was raised.
by Xero _ Manifest November 07, 2010
 
5.
Something that has been done in a poor manner, something that someone exerted only half the effort they should have on it.
Those Mexicans did such a half-assed job on the landscaping of that house.
by Some chick named Fred December 10, 2005
 
6.
1) Poorly or incompetently done; lackluster or half-hearted.

2) Lacking energy, resolve, commitment, or effort; irresponsibly or jury-rigged
Chad:Why wont this damned cell phone work?
Todd: Because the ISP is doing their job halfassed.
by coyo February 15, 2012
 
7.
When you have sex with only your pants off. Often typical during high school years when parents are upstairs and you don't want to get caught.

Also translates to the widely accepted term of "doing things half way" or "not 100%." The sexual context is the original form of "half-assed'
We were freakin it in her basement, and her parents came down. Good thing we were half-assed, otherwise we would have been caught.
by Big John HammerCock August 18, 2011