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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Marked by a lack of care, accuracy, or organization; random.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Inconsistent; unpredictable; erratic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. performed without care or close attention; slipshod; careless; -- of the manner of performing a task. Opposite of careful, conscientious or methodical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Recklessly; haphazard: as, he rode hit-or-miss.
  • Reckless; haphazard.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. dependent upon or characterized by chance

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