What does the word slipshod mean?

Usage examples for slipshod

  1. Frank translated fluently and well, his recitation forming a very favorable contrast to the slipshod attempt of John. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  2. Sidney thought this was rather a slipshod way of administering justice, but he said nothing, and went back to his ranch. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  3. Connecticut folk seemed to be particularly given to this slipshod fashion of promiscuous and unlicensed book- borrowing, if we can trust the apparent proof given by Connecticut newspapers in their many advertisements of lost books. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle