Definitions for sloppyˈslɒp i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

slop•pyˈslɒp i(adj.)-pi•er, -pi•est.

  1. muddy, slushy, or very wet:

    sloppy grounds.

  2. splashed or soiled with liquid.

  3. untidy; slovenly:

    a sloppy eater.

  4. careless; slipshod:

    sloppy writing.

  5. overly emotional; gushy:

    sloppy sentimentality.

  6. (of clothes) loose-fitting; baggy.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of sloppy:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. sloppy(adj)

    lacking neatness or order

    "a sloppy room"; "sloppy habits"

  2. sloppy(adj)

    wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material

    "a sloppy floor"; "a sloppy saucer"

  3. boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged(adj)

    (of soil) soft and watery

    "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"

  4. baggy, loose-fitting, sloppy(adj)

    not fitting closely; hanging loosely

    "baggy trousers"; "a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather"

  5. overemotional, sloppy(adj)

    excessively or abnormally emotional

  6. haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy(adj)

    marked by great carelessness

    "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sloppy(adjective)ˈslɒp i

    not neat; = messy

    sloppy handwriting; Her clothes looked sloppy.; sloppily dressed; the sloppiness of his apartment


  1. sloppy(Adjective)

    Very wet; covered in or composed of slop.

    The dog tracked sloppy mud through the kitchen!

  2. sloppy(Adjective)

    Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.

    The carpenter did a sloppy job of building the staircase.

  3. sloppy(Adjective)

    Imprecise or loose.

    A sloppy measurement; a sloppy fit!

  4. Origin: From slop, + -y suffix.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sloppy

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

Anagrams of sloppy

  1. polyps

Translations for sloppy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


semi-liquid; tending to slop

sloppy food.

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