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Slapdash vs. Sloppy

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Slapdashadjective

Produced or carried out hastily; haphazard; careless.

Sloppyadjective

Very wet; covered in or composed of slop.

‘The dog tracked sloppy mud through the kitchen!’;

Slapdashadverb

In a hasty or careless manner.

Sloppyadjective

Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.

‘The carpenter did a sloppy job of building the staircase.’;

Slapdashadverb

Directly, right there; slap-bang.

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

Sloppyadjective

Imprecise or loose.

‘A sloppy measurement; a sloppy fit!’;

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Slapdashadverb

With a slap; all at once; slap.

Sloppyadjective

Wet, so as to spatter easily; wet, as with something slopped over; muddy; plashy; as, a sloppy place, walk, road.

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’;

Sloppyadjective

lacking neatness or order;

‘a sloppy room’; ‘sloppy habits’;

Slapdashadverb

In a bold, careless manner; at random.

Sloppyadjective

marked by great carelessness;

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

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Slapdashadverb

With a slap; all at once; slap.

Sloppyadjective

careless and unsystematic; excessively casual

‘we gave away a goal through sloppy defending’;

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.

Sloppyadjective

(of a garment) casual and loose-fitting

‘she wore a sloppy sweater and jeans’;

Slapdashadjective

marked by great carelessness;

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

Sloppyadjective

(of semi-fluid matter) containing too much liquid; watery

‘do not make the concrete too sloppy’;

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Slapdashadverb

in a careless or reckless manner;

‘the shelves were put up slapdash’;

Sloppyadjective

(of literature or behaviour) weakly or foolishly sentimental

‘lovers of sloppy romance’;

Slapdashadverb

directly;

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

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