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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. marked by great carelessness;
- Example: "a most haphazard system of record keeping"
- Example: "slapdash work"
- Example: "slipshod spelling"
- Example: "sloppy workmanship"
[syn: haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy]


ADVERB (2)

1. in a careless or reckless manner;
- Example: "the shelves were put up slapdash"
[syn: slapdash, slam-bang]

2. directly;
- Example: "he ran bang into the pole"
- Example: "ran slap into her"
[syn: bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slapdash \Slap"dash`\, v. t. To apply, or apply something to, in a hasty, careless, or rough manner; to roughcast; as, to slapdash mortar or paint on a wall, or to slapdash a wall. [Colloq.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slapdash \Slap"dash`\, adv. [Slap + dash.] 1. In a bold, careless manner; at random. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. With a slap; all at once; slap. [Colloq.] --Prior. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

slapdash adv 1: in a careless or reckless manner; "the shelves were put up slapdash" [syn: slapdash, slam-bang] 2: directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her" [syn: bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt] adj 1: marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship" [syn: haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

140 Moby Thesaurus words for "slapdash": a corps perdu, accident-prone, aimless, airily, amain, any old way, any which way, anyhow, apace, at once, breakneck, bunglingly, by forced marches, careless, carelessly, casually, clumsily, cursorily, cursory, designless, desperate, desperately, desultory, devil-may-care, disregardfully, expeditious, expeditiously, festinate, feverish, feverishly, flying, forgetfully, furious, furiously, hand over fist, haphazard, haphazardly, happen what may, harum-scarum, hastily, hasty, head over heels, headfirst, headforemost, headlong, heedlessly, heels over head, helter-skelter, hit and miss, hit or miss, hit-or-miss, holus-bolus, hotfoot, hotheaded, hotheadedly, hurried, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, immediate, immediately, impetuous, impetuously, in passing, inattentively, inconsiderately, indiscriminate, instant, instantly, irregular, last-minute, like crazy, like mad, mad, madly, messily, messy, offhand, offhandedly, on the run, on the spot, once over lightly, overeager, overeagerly, overenthusiastic, overenthusiastically, overzealous, overzealously, passing, pell-mell, perfunctorily, precipitant, precipitantly, precipitate, precipitately, precipitous, precipitously, promiscuous, promiscuously, prompt, promptly, quick, quickly, ramble-scramble, reckless, recklessly, regardlessly, slam-bang, slap-bang, sloppily, sloppy, slovenly, snap, speedily, speedy, spot, superficial, superficially, swift, swiftly, tactlessly, thoughtlessly, unguardedly, unheedfully, unheedingly, unmindfully, unsolicitously, unthinkingly, unthorough, untidy, unvigilantly, unwarily, urgent, wanton, wantonly, wild, wildly, with a rush, with all haste, with dispatch, with haste