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It was all rather haphazard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was all rather haphazard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So much football business is conducted in this haphazard fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The house has a slightly haphazard charm. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But this was a haphazard way to channel energies and limit impulse. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)This haphazard method can spell disaster for you. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)Over the years the factory had grown in a haphazard manner. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)The whole thing seemed so haphazard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The service seemed haphazard, but the attenders were focused. Christianity Today (2000)Most practices do offer telephone consultations, albeit often in a rather haphazard fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He's touring in a haphazard way and deserves your attention. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Mix in a haphazard kind of way and tip the whole thing into a bowl or glass dish, or glasses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As we now understand, predicting the weather more than two weeks in advance can be a rather haphazard business wreathed in uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So, in a haphazard fashion, we worked our way southeast. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's an idiosyncratic formula, arrived at in haphazard fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The instructions are in Chinese too, which makes navigation a bit haphazard. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In typically haphazard F1 fashion, team principals met yesterday morning and threw out a format that lasted a single weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That's why we are doing away with the poorly planned, haphazard approach that let those detainees go in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Regardless of what happens over the next two months, nobody can argue that England have approached this tour in a similarly haphazard manner. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She likes things just so and I'm a bit more haphazard. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The high cost means that many companies have a haphazard approach to installing meters - for example, when there is a change of occupancy at a property. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'haphazard'
British English: haphazard ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as haphazard, you are critical of it because it is not at all organized.
The investigation does seem haphazard.
Definition of haphazard from the Collins English Dictionary
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