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Synonyms for haphazard
hæpˈhæz ərd; ˈhæpˌhæz-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haphazard, hit-or-miss(adj)

    dependent upon or characterized by chance

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

    Synonyms:
    sloppy, slipshod, slapdash, hit-or-miss

    Antonyms:
    nonrandom, careful

  2. haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy(adverb)

    marked by great carelessness

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

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

    Antonyms:
    nonrandom, careful

  3. haphazard, haphazardly(adverb)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    nonrandom, careful

Wiktionary

  1. haphazard(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    systematic

  2. haphazard(adjective)

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

    Antonyms:
    systematic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. haphazard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chance, hap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. haphazard(n)

    Synonyms:
    chance, accident, random

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "haphazard":

    random, disordered, indiscriminate, disorderly, anarchic

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How to use haphazard in a sentence?

  1. Richard Guggenheimer:

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

  2. E. B. White:

    Deathlessness should be arrived at in a... haphazard fashion. Loving fame as much as any man, we shall carve our initials in the shell of a tortoise and turn him loose in a peat bog.

  3. 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.

  4. Margot Fonteyn:

    If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return

  5. Mandy Johnson:

    I had been haphazard in getting skin checks, and the doctor said that had I waited another six or nine months, the melanoma could have become untreatable, i feel like the luckiest woman alive.


Translations for haphazard

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  • náhodnýCzech
  • willkürlich, planlosGerman
  • sin ton ni son, fortuito, a su aire, inconsistente, casualSpanish
  • sattumanvarainen, satunnainen, umpimähkäinenFinnish
  • désordonné, aléatoireFrench
  • neamhrialtaIrish
  • neureiltManx
  • rendszertelen, összevissza, ötletszerű, véletlenszerű, esetlegesHungarian
  • պատահական, խառըArmenian
  • óskipulegur, tilviljunarkenndurIcelandic
  • ongeordend, willekeurig, chaotischDutch
  • tilfeldigNorwegian
  • chaotycznyPolish
  • confuso, aleatório, sem pé nem cabeça, atabalhoadoPortuguese
  • непостоянный, случайный, хаотичныйRussian
  • kuturu, toptanAlbanian
  • tillfälligSwedish

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