adjective \ˈslä-pē\

: not careful or neat : showing a lack of care, attention, or effort

: romantic in a foolish or exaggerated way

: containing or involving a lot of liquid or too much liquid


Full Definition of SLOPPY

a :  wet so as to spatter easily :  slushy <a sloppy racetrack>
b :  wet or smeared with or as if with something slopped over
:  slovenly, careless <a sloppy dresser> <did sloppy work>
:  disagreeably effusive <sloppy sentimentalism>
slop·pi·ly \ˈslä-pə-lē\ adverb
slop·pi·ness noun

Examples of SLOPPY

  1. Your work has been very sloppy lately.
  2. <a sloppy child who always seems to have spilled something on his clothes>

First Known Use of SLOPPY



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