slip´shod´ness

slip´shod´ness
slip|shod «SLIHP SHOD», adjective.
1. careless, as in dress, habits, or speech; untidy; slovenly: »

a slipshod performance, slipshod work. Slipshod handling once the packages reach the grocery can reduce even the finest brand to a sorry and sometimes dangerous mess (Wall Street Journal).

2. shuffling: »

a slipshod gait.

3. wearing slippers or shoes worn down at the heel.
slip´shod´ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • slip|shod — «SLIHP SHOD», adjective. 1. careless, as in dress, habits, or speech; untidy; slovenly: »a slipshod performance, slipshod work. Slipshod handling once the packages reach the grocery can reduce even the finest brand to a sorry and sometimes… …   Useful english dictionary

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