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Carelessly vs. Slapdash

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Carelesslyadverb

Giving the appearance of carelessness; relaxedly.

‘The papers were carelessly strewn on the table.’;

Slapdashadjective

Produced or carried out hastily; haphazard; careless.

Carelesslyadverb

Done without care or attention; inattentively.

‘Distracted by the salesperson, he carelessly read the contract.’;

Slapdashadverb

In a hasty or careless manner.

Carelesslyadverb

In a careless manner.

Slapdashadverb

Directly, right there; slap-bang.

‘Van Eyck signed his portrait of the Arnolfinis slapdash in the center of the painting.’;

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Carelesslyadverb

without care or concern;

‘carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment’;

Slapdashadverb

With a slap; all at once; slap.

Carelesslyadverb

without caution or prudence;

‘one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands’;

Slapdashverb

(colloquial) To apply, or apply something to, in a hasty, careless, or rough manner; to roughcast.

‘to slapdash mortar or paint on a wall’; ‘to slapdash a wall’;

Carelesslyadverb

in a rakish manner;

‘she wore her hat rakishly at an angle’;

Slapdashadverb

In a bold, careless manner; at random.

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Slapdashadverb

With a slap; all at once; slap.

Slapdashverb

To apply, or apply something to, in a hasty, careless, or rough manner; to roughcast; as, to slapdash mortar or paint on a wall, or to slapdash a wall.

Slapdashadjective

marked by great carelessness;

‘a most haphazard system of record keeping’; ‘slapdash work’; ‘slipshod spelling’; ‘sloppy workmanship’;

Slapdashadverb

in a careless or reckless manner;

‘the shelves were put up slapdash’;

Slapdashadverb

directly;

‘he ran bang into the pole’; ‘ran slap into her’;

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