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slipshod

[slip-shod] /ˈslɪpˌʃɒd/
adjective
1.
careless, untidy, or slovenly:
slipshod work.
2.
down-at-heel; seedy; shabby.
3.
Archaic. wearing slippers or loose shoes, especially ones worn at the heel.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; slip1 + shod
Related forms
slipshodness, slipshoddiness, noun
Synonyms
1. loose, sloppy, lax, messy.
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British Dictionary definitions for slipshoddiness

slipshod

/ˈslɪpˌʃɒd/
adjective
1.
(of an action) negligent; careless
2.
(of a person's appearance) slovenly; down-at-heel
Derived Forms
slipshoddiness, slipshodness, noun
Word Origin
C16: from slip1 + shod
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Word Origin and History for slipshoddiness
slipshod
1580, "wearing slippers or loose shoes," from slip (v.) + shod "wearing shoes." Sense of "slovenly, careless" is from 1815.
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