[ US /ˈsɫæpˌdæʃ/ ]
[ UK /slˈæpdæʃ/ ]
  1. directly
    he ran bang into the pole
    ran slap into her
  2. in a careless or reckless manner
    the shelves were put up slapdash
  1. marked by great carelessness
    sloppy workmanship
    a most haphazard system of record keeping
    slipshod spelling
    slapdash work
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How To Use slapdash In A Sentence

  • That was the conundrum the Wall Street Journal's Joe Morgenstern couldn't quite get his head around, concluding that the movie's slapdash relationship with reality "weakens its claim to authenticity with fictional fudgings" and simultaneously "pollutes" its appeal by encumbering the action with "real-world meaning. Variety.com
  • She is obsessive about things that don't matter, and slapdash and careless about the things that do matter. Times, Sunday Times
  • It comes with a slightly slapdash approach to decor, a cramped open kitchen and no menu. Times, Sunday Times
  • His cabin bordering the Upper Buffalo River Wilderness in the Ozarks of northwest Arkansas is slapdash functional.
  • Vancouver and Montreal each have a style to call their own (c.f. condos, slapdash; and triplexes, ornately balconied).
  • 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. Obama ad criticizes gas tax plan
  • Thankfully, this isn't a covers album but the slapdash approach to production renders it a little lazy. The Sun
  • It was slightly tatty around the edges, with grubby window frames and slapdash paintwork.
  • Bent nails hold the box together; house-paint has been applied slapdash to its surface.
  • Her comedy is at once over the top and facile - slapdash, violent, vulgar.
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