noun see haphazard II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • haphazardry — rē noun ( es) : haphazard character or order : chanciness, fortuity the good things in his work always have an air of haphazardry Manchester Guardian Weekly whose forebears had known only the haphazardry of idol and fetish worship Galbraith Welch …   Useful english dictionary

  • haphazardry — /hap haz euhr dree/, n. 1. haphazard character, state, or order; fortuity. 2. haphazard items, thoughts, etc. [1930 35; HAPHAZARD + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • haphazardry — hap·haz·ard·ry …   English syllables

  • haphazard — I. noun Etymology: 1hap + hazard Date: 1575 chance 1 II. adjective Date: 1671 marked by lack of plan, order, or direction Synonyms: see random • haphazard adverb • haphazardly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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