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Synonyms for haphazard
hæpˈhæz ərd; ˈhæpˌhæz-hap·haz·ard

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  1. haphazardadjective


  2. haphazardadjective

    Do not make such haphazard changes to the settings; instead, adjust the knobs carefully, a bit at a time.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. haphazard, hit-or-missadjective

    dependent upon or characterized by chance

    "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"

    sloppy, slipshod, slapdash, hit-or-miss

    nonrandom, careful

  2. haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppyadverb

    marked by great carelessness

    "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"

    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, sloppy, swampy, marshy, squashy, hit-or-miss, slapdash, soggy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, boggy, muddy

    nonrandom, careful

  3. haphazard, haphazardlyadverb

    without care; in a slapdash manner

    "the Prime Minister was wearing a grey suit and a white shirt with a soft collar, but his neck had become thinner and the collar stood away from it as if it had been bought haphazard"

    every which way, randomly, indiscriminately, willy-nilly, arbitrarily, at random, haphazardly

    nonrandom, careful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. haphazardnoun

    chance, hap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. haphazardnoun

    chance, accident, random

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "haphazard":

    random, disordered, indiscriminate, disorderly, anarchic

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  1. Aminata Dumbuya:

    People end up spending a lot more money on electricity access just by using haphazard means (such as) kerosene lamps, firewood, candles, generators, we are hoping that this new announcement ... will now accelerate the private sector to come in with quality, solar products.

  2. Richard Guggenheimer:

    Unless a life is activated by sustained purpose it can become a depressingly haphazard affair.

  3. Barry Pollack:

    The news that criminal charges have apparently been filed against Julian Assange is even more troubling than the haphazard manner in which that information has been revealed, the government bringing criminal charges against someone for publishing truthful information is a dangerous path for a democracy to take.

  4. Dale Ho:

    It's such a haphazard way of removing people from the rolls.

  5. Paul Barrett:

    It's hard from the outside to prescribe exactly how a company should organize itself but the consultants clearly concluded that the haphazard way that twitter is organized ends up with siloed relationships between employees that slows things down and does not create incentives for people to come together and coalesce around a problem.

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