slipshod

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slip·shod

 (slĭp′shŏd′)
adj.
1.
a. Carelessly done or arranged: slipshod research.
b. Careless or negligent: "Precise sentences were my ideals, though in practice I was slipshod and sentimental" (Wayne Koestenbaum). See Synonyms at sloppy.
2. Archaic Wearing shoes with the heel worn down.

slip′shod′di·ness n.

slipshod

(ˈslɪpˌʃɒd)
adj
1. (of an action) negligent; careless
2. (of a person's appearance) slovenly; down-at-heel
[C16: from slip1 + shod]
ˈslipˌshoddiness, ˈslipˌshodness n

slip•shod

(ˈslɪpˌʃɒd)

adj.
1. careless, untidy, or slovenly: slipshod work.
2. down-at-heel; seedy; shabby.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slipshod - 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"

slipshod

adjective careless, sloppy (informal), loose, slapdash, casual, untidy, slovenly, unsystematic The hotel had always been run in a slipshod way.

slipshod

adjective
1. Indifferent to correctness, accuracy, or neatness:
2. Marked by an absence of cleanliness and order:
Translations
غَيْر مُرَتَّب، غَيْر مُتْقَن
nedbalý
sjusket
puolihuolimaton
hroîvirknislegur
neporiadny

slipshod

[ˈslɪpʃɒd] ADJdescuidado, chapucero

slipshod

[ˈslɪpʃɒd] adj [approach, way] → négligent(e); [work] → négligé(e), peu soigné(e)

slipshod

adjschludrig

slipshod

[ˈslɪpˌʃɒd] adjsciatto/a, trascurato/a

slip1

(slip) past tense, past participle slipped verb
1. to slide accidentally and lose one's balance or footing. I slipped and fell on the path.
2. to slide, or drop, out of the right position or out of control. The plate slipped out of my grasp.
3. to drop in standard. I'm sorry about my mistake – I must be slipping!
4. to move quietly especially without being noticed. She slipped out of the room.
5. to escape from. The dog had slipped its lead and disappeared.
6. to put or pass (something) with a quick, light movement. She slipped the letter back in its envelope.
noun
1. an act of slipping. Her sprained ankle was a result of a slip on the path.
2. a usually small mistake. Everyone makes the occasional slip.
3. a kind of undergarment worn under a dress; a petticoat.
4. (also ˈslipway) a sloping platform next to water used for building and launching ships.
ˈslipper noun
a loose, soft kind of shoe for wearing indoors.
ˈslippery adjective
1. so smooth as to cause slipping. The path is slippery – watch out!
2. not trustworthy. He's rather a slippery character.
ˈslipperiness noun
slip road
a road for joining or leaving a motorway.
ˈslipshod adjective
(of work etc) untidy; careless. The teacher told him his work was slipshod.
give (someone) the slip
to escape from or avoid (someone) in a secretive manner. The crooks gave the policemen the slip.
let slip
1. to miss (an opportunity etc). I let the chance slip, unfortunately.
2. to say (something) unintentionally. She let slip some remark about my daughter.
slip into
to put on (clothes) quickly. She slipped into her nightdress.
slip off
1. to take (clothes) off quickly. Slip off your shoe.
2. to move away noiselessly or hurriedly. We'll slip off when no-one's looking.
slip on
to put on (clothes) quickly.
slip up to make a mistake; to fail to do something: They certainly slipped up badly over the new appointment (noun ˈslip-up)