Definition of Sloppy Joe

1. Noun. Ground beef (not a patty) cooked in a spicy sauce and served on a bun.

Generic synonyms: Sandwich



Definition of Sloppy Joe

1. Noun. (American English) A hot sandwich, typically composed of ground beef cooked in a skillet with highly seasoned tomato sauce or tomato paste and spread between two sides of a bun. ¹

2. Noun. A very loose-fitting light-weight jumper or jacket. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sloppy Joe

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Literary usage of Sloppy Joe

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1. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"... a sort of Midwestern Sloppy Joe. Quasqueton: Cedar Rock Midway between Waterloo and Dyersville, the tiny town of Quasqueton (pop. 579) holds Cedar Rock, ..."

2. Revitalize Your Life: Improve Your Looks, Your Health & Your Sex Lifeby Jack Lalanne by Jack Lalanne (2003)
"He's sort of a Sloppy Joe. She can't keep her hands out of the chocolate box and she's let herself go. She's gotten careless. The face is the seat of our ..."

3. Auxiliary Education: The Training of Backward Children by Bruno Maennel (1909)
"His relationships with his schoolmates and his personal habits with respect to dress and cleanliness are indicated by the nickname "Sloppy Joe. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park by Bruce Morris (2004)
"RAISING THE RENT The story is that bar owner Sloppy Joe Russell got mad at the landlord for raising the rent and moved the whole bar down the street to its ..."

5. The Cookbook for Men Whose Wives Don't Cook by Christopher Hamilton (2006)
"Here's what you'll need: —i Ib (50 og) ground beef (lean or extra lean) — i Vidalia onion — i Can Sloppy Joe mix, or i packet dried mix, or i can of your ..."

6. Sabra Crossing: An Ecological Adventure in the North Atlantic by Michael L. Frankel (1991)
"After a hurried pasta and Sloppy- Joe mix, I proceed to take Mark apart. I draw on all my unused and ancient electrical engineering talents and miraculously ..."

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