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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.
The job grading plan compiled by the Council of Governors, Teachers Service Commission and Ministry of Education will lend order, clarity and harmony to a sector that has been running in a slapdash fashion.
The second possibility is assessments were conducted but were done in a slapdash fashion and are too embarrassing to present to the public.
The Government rattled by the polls, has announced a poorly thought through slapdash policy for new Roads of National Significance, says Labours Transport spokesperson Michael Wood.
Made in a slapdash manner, 'Thora Jee Le' is certainly not good news.
The rebuilding process is being performed in a slapdash manner without paying attention to standard procedures that must be followed in the restoration.
She doesn't come up with slapdash work, but takes time to creatively achieve her artistic vision.
Our housing policy up to this point has been slapdash and the warning signs of impending doom were not heeded.
But the same monotonous story of slapdash movement inside the 18-yard line whittled their scoring efforts down to the minimum.
Early in "How to Be Single," workaholic Manhattan doctor Meg (Leslie Mann) tells her regretfully single sister, Alice (Dakota Johnson), to stop watching "Sex and the City"--a wink-wink inside joke not only because they're starring in an adaptation of the first novel by that show's writer and story editor, Liz Tuccillo, but also because in every respect, Christian Ditter's film plays like a condensed, slapdash version of that HBO hit.
The handling of the bank by the CBC, ever since its board decided to put it under administration in mid-July 2014 has been slapdash and amateurish, allowing a seemingly manageable problem to veer out of control.