slipshod

Part of speech: adjective

Down at the heel; slovenly.

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Usage examples "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", 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 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", Alice Morse Earle.