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Definition of the adjective Half-cocked
What does Half-cocked mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [context: of a gun] Not fully cocked
- [context: of a plan etc] Not fully prepared
Half-cocked a.k.a. Halfcocked was an American hard rock band. Influenced by 1970s hard rock and punk rock, along with 1980s glam metal, they started out in Boston in 1997 and signed with independent label Curve of the Earth Records. In 1999 the band placed third in the finals of the WBCN Rock & Roll Rumble, being the first "wild card" act to play in the finals. They signed with DreamWorks imprint Megatronic Records and moved to Los Angeles in 2000. After numerous delays, they released one final album—The Last Star—before splitting up.
- also known as Half Cocked
- genres: Hard rock, Rock music
- albums: "Occupation: Rock Star", "Sell Out", "The Last Star"
"Half-Cocked" is a cult music roadmovie, made in 1994 in Louisville, Nashville and Chattanooga. The movie tells the story about a group of high school teens who steal a van full of music equipment and pretend to be a band, called "Truckstop" in order to stay on the road. When the band starts playing gigs, their sound is largely inconsistent and incoherent, however, over time, the band becomes increasingly competent in their musicianship. The film puts much emphasis on the indie/alternative rock subculture.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- director: Suki Hawley
- producer: Rachel McNally
- written by Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley
- cinematography by Michael Galinsky
- genres: Musical, Drama, Musical Drama
- released in (21 years ago)
- official website: www.halfcockedfilm.com
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Dictionary of Word Origins (1995)
A History of the Words, Expressions, and Clichés We Use by Jordan Almond
Half-Cocked. Where does the expression "go off half- ...
by Eric Partridge
(Variant half-cocked.) 'To ejaculate before completing erection', F. & H.: ...
by Breverton, Terry
GO OFF HALF-COCKED If a pistol ...
A Lexicon of Lunacy (1993)
by Thomas Szasz
Greased Grogged Guyed out Guzzled H Half-cocked Half-corned Half-crocked Half-screwed Half seas over Half shaved Half-shot Half-slewed Half-snapped Half-sprung Half- stewed ...
by James Maitland
" Half-cocked; " to go off' (Am.), to start before one is ready. m Half mourning (Eng.), a black eye.
by Richard Spears, Betty Birner, Steven Kleinedler
to jump the gun = to start a race before the starting gun is fired = to do something too early Don't go off half-cocked. half-cocked = ill-prepared Don't go chomping at the bit.
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