haphazard


1hap·haz·ard

noun \(ˌ)hap-ˈha-zərd\

Definition of HAPHAZARD

:  chance 1

Origin of HAPHAZARD

1hap + hazard
First Known Use: 1575

Rhymes with HAPHAZARD

2haphazard

adjective

: having no plan, order, or direction

Full Definition of HAPHAZARD

:  marked by lack of plan, order, or direction
haphazard adverb
hap·haz·ard·ly adverb
hap·haz·ard·ness noun
hap·haz·ard·ry \-zər-drē\ noun

Examples of HAPHAZARD

  1. We were given a haphazard tour of the city.
  2. <considering the haphazard way you measured the ingredients, it's a wonder the cookies came out this good>

First Known Use of HAPHAZARD

1671

Rhymes with HAPHAZARD

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