the kitchen drawers contained a haphazard collection of silver souvenir spoons
without care; in a slapdash manner; "the Prime Minister was wearing a grey suit and a white shirt with a soft collar, but his neck had become thinner and the collar stood away from it as if it had been bought haphazard"
dependent upon or characterized by chance; "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"
marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"
(haphazardly) randomly: in a random manner; "the houses were randomly scattered"; "bullets were fired into the crowd at random"
(haphazardness) randomness: the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent
(haphazardly) In a haphazard manner
(haphazardly) lacking any obvious principle of organization; at random. "The windows to the living room, the foyer, and the upstairs guest bathroom were broken, patched haphazardly with sheets of clear plastic or wooden boards nailed across the frames" (262).
A process occurring without any apparent order or pattern. Distinct from random, in that there is no mathematical basis for characterizing a haphazard process.