Anything done randomly has no plan or strategy. If you choose your college courses randomly, you may end up studying some unusual topics. Hope you enjoy Advanced History of Cheese-Making!

When you pick the name of a prize winner from, you're choosing randomly. In other words, there's no specific method to making the selection; you're simply grabbing a random slip of paper. Sometimes this adverb implies chaos: "Clothes were tossed randomly around her room, while a laundry basket stood empty." This haphazard sense of both randomly and random grew from the original definition, "at great speed."

Definitions of randomly
  1. adverb
    in a random manner
    “the houses were randomly scattered”
    synonyms: arbitrarily, at random, every which way, haphazardly, indiscriminately, willy-nilly
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