Definition of Sloppy

1. Adjective. Lacking neatness or order. "Sloppy habits"

Similar to: Untidy
Derivative terms: Sloppiness



2. Adjective. Wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material. "A sloppy saucer"
Similar to: Wet
Derivative terms: Sloppiness

3. Adjective. (of soil) soft and watery. "Swampy bayous"

4. Adjective. Not fitting closely; hanging loosely. "A loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather"
Exact synonyms: Baggy, Loose-fitting
Similar to: Loose

5. Adjective. Excessively or abnormally emotional.
Exact synonyms: Overemotional
Similar to: Emotional
Derivative terms: Slop, Sloppiness

6. Adjective. Marked by great carelessness. "Sloppy workmanship"
Exact synonyms: Haphazard, Slapdash, Slipshod
Similar to: Careless
Derivative terms: Sloppiness

Definition of Sloppy

1. a. Wet, so as to spatter easily; wet, as with something slopped over; muddy; plashy; as, a sloppy place, walk, road.

Definition of Sloppy

1. Adjective. Very wet; covered in or composed of slop. ¹

2. Adjective. Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful. ¹

3. Adjective. Imprecise or loose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sloppy

1. messy [adj -PIER, -PIEST] : SLOPPILY [adv] - See also: messy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sloppy

slopier
slopiest
sloping
sloping trough
slopingly
slopingness
slopings
slopped
sloppier
sloppiest
sloppily
sloppiness
sloppinesses
slopping
slopping out
sloppy (current term)
sloppy joe
sloppy joes
slopseller
slopseller's shop
slopsellers
slopshop
slopshops
slopwork
slopworks
slopy
slore
slores

Literary usage of Sloppy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"Mr. sloppy being introduced, remained close to the door : revealing in ... sloppy explained that ho had meant to come before, but that tho Orphan (of whom ..."

2. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"Mr. sloppy being introduced, remained close to the door: revealing in various ... sloppy explained that he had meant to come before, but that the Orphan (of ..."

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