Definition of haphazard in English:

haphazard

Syllabification: hap·haz·ard
Pronunciation: /ˌhapˈhazərd
 
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adjective

Derivatives

haphazardly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Towers, too, are used haphazardly for storage though I found virtually all remain locked.
  • Additionally, we judge that the sharing of research materials, data and results was haphazardly and grudgingly done.
  • Some of the scenes struck me as hastily filmed and haphazardly cut together.

haphazardness

noun
More example sentences
  • It is obviously a matter for concern for you and your colleagues, but let me ask: the haphazardness and the inconsistent application, has it got any proportionate implications?
  • Indeed, it was precisely this contingency - the haphazardness of facts - that made them a boring subject for the ancients.
  • I am perturbed - nobody ever talks to us about these considerations as lawyers, whereas sociologists for example spend much of their undergraduate lives being familiarised with research methodology and warned against haphazardness.

Origin

late 16th century: from hap + hazard.

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