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Definition of "slapdash" [slap•dash]

  • Hasty and careless, as in execution: slapdash work. (adjective)
  • In a reckless haphazard manner. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "slapdash" in a sentence
  • "Wake up ... refuse the short term slapdash fixes our govenrment has become famous for and demand a realistic plan!!!! obama is the only candidate to get it right."
  • "There's nothing "slapdash" about this sentence: "Listening for his murderers, he became aware of the oppressive life of the jungle, of the collective roar of insects, as big as any city's at noon.""
  • "My builds are getting more and more 'slapdash' and 'elegantly sloppy' euphemisms for crap since Arcadia is not around to point out the flaws in them."