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slapdash

sā€‰lapā€‰dash

  • s  marked by great carelessness
    slapdash work
  • r  in a careless or reckless manner
    the shelves were put up slapdash
  • r  directly

  • Given the highly explosive nature of its conclusion and its slapdash sleuthing, it was no surprise that the film was panned by some academics and many Christian clerics.
  • For months he had flung lashing tangles of color onto canvases laid across the floorliterally slapdash, yet as intricately woven as a Persian rug, his pictures pointed the way .
  • How Russia humiliated itself with inept generals, slapdash plans, bad tactics and demoralized troops.
News & Articles

  • Even off-camera, Jodi Arias TV movie long on drama
    Here's a little secret, courtesy of the people who are bringing the story of convicted killer Jodi Arias to the small screen: This isn't a slapdash effort designed to capitalize on a sensational murder case.
    June 19, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • Arias TV movie airs Saturday
    PHOENIX ā€” Here's a little secret, courtesy of the people who are bringing the story of convicted killer Jodi Arias to the small screen: This isn't a slapdash effort designed to capitalize on a sensational murder case.
    June 19, 2013 - The Salinas Californian
Quotes

  • David Dewhurst in editorsweblog.org (blog)
    Writing for NPR, David Folkenfilk says "The PolitiFact franchise represents a major shift in the way mainstream reporters report and share their findings -- with no slapdash he-said, she-said involved. Instead, carefully researched pieces heap...
  • Andrew Bacevich in OpEdNews
    Reagan's "seemingly slapdash Islamic pudding turned out after all to have a theme," says Bacevich.
  • Mike Cox in Legal News Line
    This executive order shares the same problems that her governing style has: it is incredibly short-sighted and moves in a haphazard, slapdash manner rather than using measured priorities to guide reform,Cox said. "It sends the wrong...

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