Definition of Haphazardly

1. Adverb. In a random manner. "Bullets were fired into the crowd at random"




2. Adverb. Without care; in a slapdash manner. "The Prime Minister was wearing a grey suit and a white shirt with a soft collar, but his neck had become thinner and the collar stood away from it as if it had been bought haphazard"
Exact synonyms: Haphazard
Partainyms: Haphazard, Haphazard

Definition of Haphazardly

1. Adverb. In a haphazard manner; in a random, chaotic, and incomplete manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Haphazardly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haphazardly

hap-harlot
hap-harlots
hapa
hapalindole
hapalindoles
hapalonychia
hapantotype
hapas
hapax
hapax legomena
hapax legomenon
hapaxes
haphalgesia
haphazard
haphazard sampling
haphazardly (current term)
haphazardness
haphazardnesses
haphazardous
haphazardously
haphazardries
haphazardry
haphazards
haphephobia
haphtara
haphtarah
haphtarahs
haphtaras
haphtarot
haphtaroth

Literary usage of Haphazardly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Amor Vitaque: A Little Book of Speculation in Lyric, Ballad and Omargram by John Baker Opdycke (1912)
"haphazardly born, haphazardly bred, haphazardly quick, haphazardly dead,— There's nobody knows, and nobody cares Or how or whither his manhood fares; ..."

2. Challenges in U.S.-Asian Policy: Hearing Before the Committee on by Nancy Lubin (1999)
"All too often the Administration has treated Asia haphazardly, often reversing policy without sufficient explanation, confusing friend and foe alike, ..."

3. Managing the Monster: Urban Waste and Governance in Africa by Adepoju G. Onibokun (1999)
"Consequently, most urban residents and operators have to bury or burn their waste or dispose of it haphazardly. Common features of African urban areas are ..."

4. Bulletin by Ghana Geological Survey (1898)
"... often distributed along the bedding planes, but also scattered haphazardly through the rare massive siltstones, and by the colour of the sediments which ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"The proverbs are grouped by subjects, as temperature, clouds, humidity, barometer, etc., often, however, rather haphazardly, as when we find under ' The ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"... than haphazardly pouncing on a book like 'Jürgen,' whose beauty is its own excuse for being stopped? At least we would know where we are. ..."

7. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1902)
"No one can farm haphazardly, in the old fashioned go-as-you-please way, and expect to compete as a business with other professions. ..."

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