Examples of slipshod in a Sentence
He did a slipshod job.
Her scholarship is slipshod at best.
Recent Examples of slipshod from the Web
Three Mile Island will always be famous not as an example of nuclear energy’s economic obsolescence, but of the nuclear industry’s slipshod management practices.
The consumer bureau says slipshod loan servicing—the business of counseling borrowers on their options and sending them monthly bills—is largely to blame.
So while some failing programs are simply bad programs, providing slipshod training and credentials with little value in the labor market, others may be very good, but are just too expensive.
Others question whether this week’s announcement will change the allegedly slipshod apps.
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Origin and Etymology of slipshod
First Known Use: 1580See Words from the same year
SLIPSHOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slipshod for English Language Learners
: very careless or poorly done or made
SLIPSHOD Defined for Kids
Definition of slipshod for Students
: very careless Their work was slipshod.
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