- Archaic wearing shoes with worn-down heels
- careless, as in appearance or workmanship: a slipshod job
Origin of slipshodslip + shod from dialect, dialectal or obsolete slip-shoe, slipper
- a. Carelessly done or arranged: slipshod research.b. Careless or negligent: “Precise sentences were my ideals, though in practice I was slipshod and sentimental” ( Wayne Koestenbaum ) See Synonyms at sloppy.
- Archaic Wearing shoes with the heel worn down.
(comparative more slipshod, superlative most slipshod)