What does haphazard mean?

Definitions for haphazardhæpˈhæz ərd; ˈhæpˌhæz-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word haphazard.

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"

GCIDE

  1. haphazard(a.)

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

Wiktionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haphazard in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haphazard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of haphazard

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Translations for haphazard

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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