(adjective, verb, adverb)


1. marked by great carelessness

- slapdash work

Similar word(s): careless, haphazard, slipshod, sloppy


1. in a careless or reckless manner

- the shelves were put up slapdash

2. directly

- ran slap into her

Similar word(s): bang, bolt, slap, smack

Sentences with slapdash as an adverb:

- Van Eyck signed his portrait of the Arnolfinis slapdash in the center of the painting.


1. (colloquial) To apply, or apply something to, in a hasty, careless, or rough manner; to roughcast.

- to slapdash mortar or paint on a wallto slapdash a wall