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slapdash

Lacking in careful planning, arrangement, execution, etc., especially as a result of carelessness or haste. He failed to impress his interviewers with his slapdash answers. A: "Sorry that the meal is so slapdash." B: "That's all right—it's all really delicious!"

slap-dash

mod. fast and careless. I wish you hadn’t done it in such a slap-dash fashion.
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However, the slap dash approach one particular individual is taking worries you.
You want to see harmony restored but a slap dash attitude is not the answer.
Customers quickly make a connection from a mistake in the company's promotional material to a slap dash approach to product maintenance or service levels.
If you're slap dash in your approach, you will probably only have to revisit the issue all over again.
"I always used to hit balls kind of slap dash but now every ball that I hit is to a routine.
Attacking the decision of the Crown Prosecution Service to use Dr Williams as a witness, the family added: 'If they had not done so, then this case would never have been brought.' The GMC heard Dr Williams took a 'slap dash' approach and was 'not competent' to conduct an examination of Harry's spinal cord.
It's not that they work in similar ways - Kyffin loves the feel of the brush between his fingers, Prichard loves the slap dash nature of the palette knife - but there's something of a unifying nature about the work of the two men.
The first readers enjoyed tales of Whoopee Hank - the Slap Dash Sheriff, Ping the Elastic Man, Hairy Dan, Tin Can Tommy the Clockwork Boy and Wee Peem - he's a proper scream.
He told the court a 'slap dash and casual' dental nurse at his practise in Newcastle was responsible for the false claims that had been submitted for the prisoners' treatment.
SLAP DASH Our Beth; MAKING TRACKS Beth in the saddle Pictures: MIKE MOORE, IAN VOGLER, HUW EVANS; HULL FOR LEATHER Damien, left, finds his sea legs
I WON'T WAVER: David Beckham says he will brush off any attempts to provoke him tonight Picture: BRADLEY ORMESHER; POINTING THE FINGER: Sakiri tries to goad Becks; SLAP DASH: Beckham's on receiving end from Hristov; ERIKSSON: Warning
SLAP DASH: Keown strikes out at Ruud van Nistelrooy; DOWNCAST: Patrick Vieira is doubtful with a thigh injury; SORRY TALE: Martin Keown comes clean to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger yesterday Pictures: CHRIS TURVEY