Slipshoe vs Slipshod - What's the difference?

slipshoe | slipshod |


As a noun slipshoe

is (archaic) a slipper.

As an adjective slipshod is

done poorly or too quickly; slapdash.

slipshoe

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) A slipper.
  • (Halliwell)
    (Webster 1913)

    slipshod

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Done poorly or too quickly; slapdash.
  • * 1880 , ":
  • Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod and systemless, and so slippery and elusive to the grasp.
  • * 1999 Aug. 22, Johanna McGeary, " Buried Alive," Time :
  • Newspapers pointed at greedy contractors who used shoddy materials, slipshod methods and the help of corrupt officials to bypass building codes.
  • (obsolete) Wearing slippers or similarly open shoes.
  • * 1840 , :
  • [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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