haphazard » half-hazard

Variant(s):  half-hazardly

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • Officially, the Chavez government is accusing some of the oil companies of half-hazard drilling practices in an effort to reap fast profits and Chavez has also suggested suing the companies for causing damage to oil fields. (Bay News 9, May 31, 2007)
  • Choosing the fish was a bit half-hazard, as I found myself on the spot at the fish market without any premeditated decisions to guide me. (personal cooking blog, February 18, 2007)
  • Although abstractions, his work is not simply a half-hazard throwing together of material in the hope that it will make you ‘feel’ something. (topix.net, book review, March 20, 2007)
  • Next came the open armoire, shirts hanging half-hazardly off hangers, looking every moment as though they would fall to the armoire’s floor, which was already covered with thrown shoes and previously fallen clothing. (Harry Potter fanfiction story, on Livejournal, April 29, 2007)

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| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2007/06/04 |

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