half hartedly working to achieve an objective.
Many college students are half assing their way through classes.
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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
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To do something with little effort.
Not completely done.
Poorly done.
Little or no effort is used in the job/activity.
"Why did you do a half ass job cleaning your room? There are dirty clothes under your bed."

1: "How did you get a 57% on that essay? It was easy."
2: "I did a half ass job writing it."
by casey11 July 23, 2007
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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.
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(adj). Something incomplete or downright lame, disappointing in its partial quality. Often a task given to a teenage student is done in a half-ass manner.
You are an hour late and telling me you couldn't get a cab? That's a half-ass excuse!
by Sasha Henke February 02, 2006
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The act of doing something without motivation or care as to the quality of the object at hand. To not give a shit.
Jon: "Damn we have a paper due tommorow?"

Chris: "Dude, don't fucking half-ass that shit."
by Cali4niaBreez October 04, 2005
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1)done half-way
2)No done with quality
Frankilton half-ass did the work
by colten July 10, 2003
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