Definitions for haphazardhæpˈhæz ərd; ˈhæpˌhæz-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haphazard, hit-or-miss(adj)

    dependent upon or characterized by chance

    "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"

  2. haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy(adverb)

    marked by great carelessness

    "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"

  3. haphazard, haphazardly(adverb)

    without care; in a slapdash manner

    "the Prime Minister was wearing a grey suit and a white shirt with a soft collar, but his neck had become thinner and the collar stood away from it as if it had been bought haphazard"


  1. haphazard(a.)

    Determined by chance, whimsy, or guesswork; unplanned; aimless; random; -- used mostly of human actions.


  1. haphazard(Adjective)

    random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent

    Do not make such haphazard changes to the settings; instead, adjust the knobs carefully, a bit at a time.

  2. Origin: From hap + hazard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haphazard(noun)

    extra hazard; chance; accident; random

  2. Origin: [Hap + hazard.]


  1. Haphazard

    The word haphazard has multiple meanings. For other meanings, see Haphazard. Haphazard is the first album by American singer-songwriter S. J. Tucker, released in 2004.

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  • náhodnýCzech
  • willkürlich, planlosGerman
  • sin ton ni son, fortuito, a su aire, inconsistente, casualSpanish
  • sattumanvarainen, satunnainen, umpimähkäinenFinnish
  • désordonné, aléatoireFrench
  • neamhrialtaIrish
  • neureiltManx
  • rendszertelen, összevissza, ötletszerű, véletlenszerű, esetlegesHungarian
  • պատահական, խառըArmenian
  • óskipulegur, tilviljunarkenndurIcelandic
  • ongeordend, willekeurig, chaotischDutch
  • tilfeldigNorwegian
  • chaotycznyPolish
  • confuso, aleatório, sem pé nem cabeça, atabalhoadoPortuguese
  • непостоянный, случайный, хаотичныйRussian
  • kuturu, toptanAlbanian
  • tillfälligSwedish

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