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Slipshod definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SLIP'SHOD, a. [slip and shod.] Wearing shoes like slippers, without pulling up the quarters.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship" [syn: haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: 1slip Date: 1580 1. a. wearing loose shoes or slippers b. down at the heel ; shabby 2. careless, slovenly

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 (of speech or writing, a speaker or writer, a method of work, etc.) careless, unsystematic; loose in arrangement. 2 slovenly. 3 having shoes down at heel.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Slipshod Slip"shod`, a. 1. Wearing shoes or slippers down at the heel. The shivering urchin bending as he goes, With slipshod heels. --Cowper. 2. Figuratively: Careless in dress, manners, style, etc.; slovenly; shuffling; as, slipshod manners; a slipshod or loose style of writing. Thy wit shall ne'er go slipshod. --Shak.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If something is slipshod, it has been done in a careless way. The hotel had always been run in a slipshod way. = careless ADJ: usu ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Careless, slovenly, shuffling, untidy.

Moby Thesaurus

barbarous, beat-up, bedraggled, blowzy, botched, bungling, careless, chintzy, clumsy, deficient, dilapidated, disheveled, disorganized, down-at-heel, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, easy, easygoing, erroneous, faulty, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, grubby, half-assed, haphazard, hit-and-miss, hit-or-miss, imperfect, impotent, imprecise, improper, in rags, inaccurate, incorrect, indifferent, inexact, infelicitous, informal, lax, lenient, loose, lumpen, messy, mussy, neglected, negligent, overindulgent, overpermissive, permissive, poky, promiscuous, ragged, raggedy, raunchy, relaxed, remiss, ruinous, scraggly, scrubby, scruffy, seedy, shabby, shoddy, slack, slapdash, slaphappy, slatternly, slipshoddy, sloppy, slovenly, sluttish, soft, solecistic, sordid, squalid, tacky, tattered, threadbare, ungrammatic, unkempt, unmeticulous, unneat, unorganized, unrestrained, unsightly, unthorough, untidy, weak




 


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