Definitions for slapdashˈslæpˌdæʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. in a hasty, haphazard manner.

  2. (adj.)hasty and careless; offhand:

    a slapdash answer.

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    marked by great carelessness

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

  2. slapdash, slam-bang(adverb)

    in a careless or reckless manner

    "the shelves were put up slapdash"

  3. bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt(adverb)


    "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"


  1. slapdash(Adverb)

    In a hasty or careless manner.

  2. slapdash(Adverb)

    Directly, right there.

    Van Eyck signed his portrait of the Arnolfinis slapdash in the center of the painting.

  3. slapdash(Adjective)

    Done hastily; haphazard; careless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slapdash(adverb)

    in a bold, careless manner; at random

  2. Slapdash(adverb)

    with a slap; all at once; slap

  3. Slapdash(verb)

    to apply, or apply something to, in a hasty, careless, or rough manner; to roughcast; as, to slapdash mortar or paint on a wall, or to slapdash a wall

Translations for slapdash

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


careless and hurried

He does everything in such a slapdash manner.

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