slipshod

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adjective slip·shod \ˈslip-ˈshäd\

Definition of slipshod

  1. 1a :  wearing loose shoes or slippersb :  down at the heel :  shabby

  2. 2 :  careless, slovenly

Examples of slipshod in a sentence

  1. He did a slipshod job.

  2. Her scholarship is slipshod at best.

Origin and Etymology of slipshod

1slip


First Known Use: 1580


SLIPSHOD Defined for English Language Learners

slipshod

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adjective slip·shod \ˈslip-ˈshäd\

Definition of slipshod for English Language Learners

  • : very careless or poorly done or made


SLIPSHOD Defined for Kids

slipshod

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adjective slip·shod \ˈslip-ˈshäd\

Definition of slipshod for Students

  1. :  very careless <Their work was slipshod.>



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