Definition of anyhow in English:


Line breaks: any¦how
Pronunciation: /ˈɛnɪhaʊ


  • 2In a careless or haphazard way: two suitcases flung anyhow
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    • We didn't get any maid service the following day but that was fine with me because we had most of our belongings strewn around anyhow.
    • At the camp at Kokinia, outside Athens, 'lorries were being hurriedly packed, stores and equipment were flung about anyhow, officers' valises and suitcases were lying open with their contents scattered around as if the owners had made a hasty choice of their more valuable belongings at the last moment.
    • My pictures are all scattered anyhow so it may take some time to accumulate them.
    haphazardly, carelessly, heedlessly, negligently, in a muddle, in a disorganized manner
    British informal all over the shop
    North American informal all over the lot

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