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slaphappy

[slap-hap-ee] /ˈslæpˌhæp i/
adjective, slaphappier, slaphappiest. Informal.
1.
severely befuddled; punch-drunk:
a slaphappy boxer.
2.
agreeably giddy or foolish:
After a martini he was slaphappy.
3.
cheerfully irresponsible:
a slaphappy crowd.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; slap1 + happy
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British Dictionary definitions for slap-happy

slap-happy

adjective (informal) -happier, -happiest
1.
cheerfully irresponsible or careless
2.
dazed or giddy from or as if from repeated blows; punch-drunk
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Slang definitions & phrases for slap-happy

slapdash

adjective

Hasty and careless; heedless of the fine details; sloppy (1792+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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