What's the adverb for Half-Assed?

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What's the adverb for the word half-assed?

I thought it was

Half-assedly

but it seems like it might not be a real word...

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1That would make sense when comparing to halfhearted / halfheartedly, but I'm not an expert. – flawr – 2016-09-17T22:52:40.543

2The adverb of half-assed is half-assed. The adverb is itself half-assed. They did it half-assed. – Tᴚoɯɐuo – 2016-09-18T00:31:56.897

+1 @TRomano See link (but I've heard it also with the standard -ly too, and there is this.)

– P. E. Dant Reinstate Monica – 2016-09-18T01:22:02.740

Wouldn't expect P.E. Dant to be citing Urban Dictionary :) – Tᴚoɯɐuo – 2016-09-18T11:42:58.900

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As a native American English speaker I quite frequently say Half-assedly (Pronounced ass-ed-lee). While I'm not sure if it's in every dictionary it is certainly well understood.

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