Slipshoe vs Slipshod - What's the difference?
As a noun slipshoe
is (archaic) a slipper.
As an adjective slipshod is
done poorly or too quickly; slapdash.
Done poorly or too quickly; slapdash.
* 1880 , ":
* 1999 Aug. 22, Johanna McGeary, "
- Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod and systemless, and so slippery and elusive to the grasp.
Buried Alive," Time :
(obsolete) Wearing slippers or similarly open shoes.
* 1840 , :
- Newspapers pointed at greedy contractors who used shoddy materials, slipshod methods and the help of corrupt officials to bypass building codes.
- [T]hey 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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