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slap·dash

 (slăp′dăsh′)
adj.
Hasty and careless, as in execution: slapdash work.
adv.
In a reckless haphazard manner.

slapdash

(ˈslæpˌdæʃ)
adv
in a careless, hasty, or haphazard manner
adj
careless, hasty, or haphazard
n
1. slapdash activity or work
2. (Building) another name for roughcast1
[C17: from slap + dash1]

slap•dash

(ˈslæpˌdæʃ)

adv.
1. in a hasty, haphazard manner.
adj.
2. hasty and careless; offhand: a slapdash answer.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slapdash - marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"
careless - marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark"
Adv.1.slapdash - in a careless or reckless manner; "the shelves were put up slapdash"
2.slapdash - directlyslapdash - directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

slapdash

slapdash

adjective
1. Indifferent to correctness, accuracy, or neatness:
Translations
بِتَهاوُن وعَدَم إكْتِراث
lajdácký
sjusket
fljótfærnislegur
lajdácky

slapdash

[ˈslæpdæʃ] ADJ slap-happy [ˈslæphæpɪ] ADJdescuidado, chapucero

slapdash

[ˈslæpdæʃ] adj [work] → bâclé(e); [person] → brouillon(ne)slap-happy [ˈslæphæpi] adjinsouciant(e)

slapdash

[ˈslæpˌdæʃ] slaphappy [ˈslæpˌhæpɪ] adj (person) → negligente; (work) → raffazzonato/a

slap

(slӕp) noun
a blow with the palm of the hand or anything flat. The child got a slap from his mother for being rude.
verbpast tense, past participle slapped
to give a slap to. He slapped my face.
ˌslapˈdash adjective
careless and hurried. He does everything in such a slapdash manner.
ˌslap-ˈhappy adjective
cheerfully careless; carefree. she cooks in a very slap-happy way.
ˈslapstick noun
a kind of humour which depends for its effect on very simple practical jokes etc. Throwing custard pies turns a play into slapstick; (also adjective) slapstick comedy.
References in classic literature ?
It was obvious at a glance that the original WELTLUST had come back; that he had restored himself, as nearly as a man could do who had grown three or four years older, to the old jaunty, slapdash guise under which Tess had first known her admirer, and cousin so-called.
Venning was a dark young man, about thirty-two years of age, very slapdash and confident in his manner, although at this moment obviously a little excited.
Llandovery's play was slapdash - both in attack and they conceded another try, to lock James Griffiths, converted by Evans.
The PM must cut the pleasantries and tackle Sisi's appalling human rights abuses and slapdash airport security.
The Black Cats looked reasonably potent against Premier League leaders Manchester City, but their defending was so haplessly slapdash they had no chance of inflicting a third consecutive defeat on a strong Manuel Pellegrini team.
But what I'm afraid we're going to see if slapdash football for 90 minutes - with a few added on for the inevitable salvo of mistimed tackles.
This highlights the amateurishness and slapdash approach of the Syriza government which seemed to think that it could argue its case at the Eurogroup with the slogans and anti-bailout rhetoric it used in its election campaign.
3-litre transverse petrol engine gave it creditable performance and the high manufacturing standards in Japan ensured that there was nothing sloppy or slapdash about this car.
They voted for many unjust and slapdash Tory policies.
A cosy arrangement where clubs of great stature can borrow expensive misfits, and let other clubs of great stature plough on with reckless, slapdash transfer policies.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Not half 9 Eight 10 Avert 11 Obelisk 12 Eli 13 Cut glass 16 Knitwear 17 Amp 19 Tripoli 21 Sedan 22 Igloo 23 Liaison DOWN: 1 Enraged 2 Athenian 3 Oast 4 Jeweller 5 Ugli 6 Stake 8 Foot the bill 13 Cotton on 14 Slapdash 15 Opening 18 Attic 20 Ills 21 Star QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Broadminded 8 Bee 9 Tan 11 Reactor 12 Lycra 13 Err 14 Hem 15 Inferno 17 Dab 19 Avid 21 Year 23 Euro 25 Fuel 27 Wit 29 Flyover 31 Ash 34 Owe 36 Spasm 37 Plunger 38 Tar 39 Lie 40 Teetotaller DOWN: 1 Beer 2 Rear 3 Antenna 4 Murder 5 Nylon 6 Etch 7 Dare 8 Bread 10 Named 16 Oar 18 Bye 20 Vow 22 Elf 24 Unequal 25 Feast 26 Hotpot 28 There 30 Limit 32 Spat 33 Hare 34 Ogle 35 Weir
Tel: 0800 014 7111 Slapdash Galaxy Blackwood Miners' Institute, 7pm Tickets: PS10, concs PS8, family PS32.