slapdash


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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.
Shoot-from-the-lip Johnson's slapdash approach to life and politics can no longer conceal his toxic shallowness.
SLAPDASH Wim Van Den Heever's king penguins in the Falklands
Despite its slapdash feel, the documentary does address most of the major issues around the drug, which is still relatively new to the U.S., including use by veterans, adulteration, polydrug poisoning (many deaths attributed to kratom actually involve people mixing substances), and the particular susceptibility of addicts to a flashy sell on a quick fix.
It seems a pathetic attempt at a slapdash copy that has been hastily carved and installed.
Fortunately, a slapdash NDA like this one is unlikely to be enforceable.
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.
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.