Thesaurus / slipshod

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None of them go nearly on all fours, they halt so much as to have neither literary nor moral value to any but slipshod thinkers.

These plays are slipshod in construction, but emotionally effective.

Essays on Scandinavian LiteratureHjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

The receivers in the cities, whose whole business is in perishable products, cannot afford to handle goods in this slipshod way.

Our Domestic BirdsJohn H. Robinson

Mrs. Tucker was not a neat woman, and everything looked neglected and slipshod.

The Young MusicianHoratio Alger

The singers feel they can give an American audience any slipshod performance.

The Ways of MenEliot Gregory

The whole population wear slippers, and move along with a slipshod gait.

These were the terms of this famous convention, which is as slipshod in its diction as it is vague in its meaning.

The Last Boer WarH. Rider Haggard

The ways were foul and narrow; the shops and houses wretched; the people half-naked, drunken, slipshod, ugly.

This accusation has been made still more recently by Mr. Palgrave, who speaks of the “slipshod morality of Rimini and Hero.”

At this, a slipshod servant entered, and said: "There's a fisher lad, inquiring for Christie Johnstone."

Christie JohnstoneCharles Reade

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