haphazardly vs randomly what difference

what is difference between haphazardly and randomly

English

Etymology

haphazard +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hæpˈhæzədli/
  • (US) IPA(key): /hæpˈhæzɚdli/

Adverb

haphazardly (comparative more haphazardly, superlative most haphazardly)

  1. In a haphazard manner; in a random, chaotic, and incomplete manner.

Synonyms

  • at random
  • haphazard
  • randomly
  • willy-nilly

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English

Etymology

random +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹændm̩li/

Adverb

randomly (comparative more randomly, superlative most randomly)

  1. In a random manner.
  2. (computing) By random access; at any point at a given time; not sequentially.
    • 1989, M. K. Roy, ‎Debabrata Ghosh Dastidar, COBOL Programming (page 314)
      When a file is accessed randomly, the programmer must specify the relative record number.

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