any old how

any old how

Carelessly; any way that is not the best or preferred method. Typically used in negative constructions to convey that a specific method should be used. You can't just clean this room any old how—Mom will find any speck of dust you leave behind.
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any old how

in no particular order.
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ˈany old how

(spoken) in a careless or untidy way: You can’t just dress any old how for such an important occasion.
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