What does sloppy mean?

Definitions for sloppy
ˈslɒp islop·py

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sloppyadjective

    lacking neatness or order

    "a sloppy room"; "sloppy habits"

  2. sloppyadjective

    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, waterloggedadjective

    (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, sloppyadjective

    not fitting closely; hanging loosely

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

  5. overemotional, sloppyadjective

    excessively or abnormally emotional

  6. haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppyadjective

    marked by great carelessness

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

Wiktionary

  1. sloppyadjective

    Very wet; covered in or composed of slop.

    The dog tracked sloppy mud through the kitchen!

  2. sloppyadjective

    Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.

    The carpenter did a sloppy job of building the staircase.

  3. sloppyadjective

    Imprecise or loose.

    A sloppy measurement; a sloppy fit!

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sloppyadjective

    Miry and wet: perhaps rather slabby. See Slab.

    Etymology: from slop.

ChatGPT

  1. sloppy

    Sloppy generally refers to something that is carelessly done, messy, or lacks attention to detail. It can describe actions, work, appearance, or even behavior. It signifies a disregard for precision, neatness and accuracy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sloppy

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

  2. Etymology: [From Slop.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SLOPPY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sloppy is ranked #118853 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sloppy surname appeared 146 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sloppy.

    96.5% or 141 total occurrences were White.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sloppy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sloppy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sloppy in a Sentence

  1. Kim Forrest:

    The market is on a pause mode till we get some direction from the Fed, there is some amount of bargain hunting too as investors are price sensitive and we're going to see some sloppy trading today, because there is no major economic data or news.

  2. James Anderson:

    They periodically ratchet up the pressure to pressure Taiwan, to pressure the United States and to probe weaknesses, to test our resolve, and probably the proximate cause of the most recent escalation and probing has to do with our sloppy and unfortunate disaster with respect to the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

  3. Paul Archuleta/Getty Images:

    I knew a lot because it was so hard to hide and, you know, he was sloppy.

  4. Megan Squire:

    The technical stuff in this database is some of the worst -- it is the worst I've ever seen, it's a horrible database. It's got a terrible design, it's full of mistakes, it's incomprehensible at times, it's sloppy.

  5. Brian Greer:

    Mishandling happens every day within the federal government, people, not withstanding how much training they have, can make innocent mistakes and be sloppy. Most of the time nothing comes of it beyond some discipline – depending on the severity.

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