sloppy joe

noun slop·py joe \ ˈslä-pē-ˈjō \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of sloppy joe

1 often capitalized S&J : a loose-fitting sweater especially for girls
2 : ground beef cooked in a thick spicy sauce and usually served on a bun

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Origin and Etymology of sloppy joe

probably from the name Joe, nickname for Joseph


SLOPPY JOE Defined for English Language Learners

sloppy joe

noun

Definition of sloppy joe for English Language Learners

  • : ground beef that is cooked in a thick, spicy sauce and usually served on a bun


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