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slipshod

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Etymology

slip + shod (wearing shoes), originally "wearing slippers", "slovenly" is from early 19th century.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
slipshod

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  1. Done poorly or too quickly; careless.
    The roof sagged because of slipshod construction.
  2. (obsolete) Wearing slippers or similarly open shoes.
    • 1840, Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge, Chapter 67,
      [...] they wandered up and down hardly remembering the ways untrodden by their feet so long, and crying [...] as they slunk off in their rags, and dragged their slipshod feet along the pavement.

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