Haphazardly means in a random or uncontrolled manner. The way that the furniture was arranged was haphazardly, and it was not very organized.

  • The way that the furniture was haphazardly arranged was very unprofessional.

  • The way that the painting was done was very haphazard, and it looked terrible.

Definition of haphazardly


without care; in a slapdash manner




in a random manner


arbitrarily, at random, every which way, indiscriminately, randomly, willy-nilly

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Example Sentences for haphazardly

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    It's a shame the image was cropped so haphazardly.

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    Information from the past has survived haphazardly.

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    Some of the sections appear thrown together haphazardly.

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    Haphazardly adding related cases is not the direction to go.

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    Chicago facts are strewn haphazardly about the article.

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    The worst method would be to make the changes haphazardly.

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    Most of the Beijing photos are gray, blurry, and haphazardly taken.

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    If the id numbers increase haphazardly, the host is not actually idle.

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    Ribbons of lighter color stretch haphazardly across the surface.

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    Handwritten changes were also introduced haphazardly into the text.