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sloppy

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adjective slop·py \ˈslä-pē\

Simple Definition of sloppy

  • : 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

slop·pi·erslop·pi·est

  1. 1a :  wet so as to spatter easily :  slushy <a sloppy racetrack>b :  wet or smeared with or as if with something slopped over

  2. 2 :  slovenly, careless <a sloppy dresser> <did sloppy work>

  3. 3 :  disagreeably effusive <sloppy sentimentalism>

slop·pi·ly play \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>



1672

First Known Use of sloppy

1672



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