From the title on, Cheney the author seems hopelessly, blindly, foolishly, sloppily in love with his subject.
Many are sloppily melodramatic and the show seems thrown at you unedited.
Madison got a bottle and he and I got sloppily drunk, leaning on each other, singing innocently obscene songs of our youth.
In real life all might have happened just as it is set down, but real life is sloppily constructed.
The decks were dirty, and the sails, sloppily furled, were dirty likewise.
Generally, Oswald's uniforms were clean but not neat; they were either unironed or sloppily ironed.
He was a tall but sloppily built fellow, and after a straight one on the point of his chin I back-twisted him over the iron bed.
1727, "muddy," from slop (n.1) + -y (2). Meaning "loose, ill-fitting, slovenly" is first recorded 1825, influenced by slop (n.2). Related: Sloppily; sloppiness. Sloppy Joe was originally "loose-fitting sweater worn by girls" (1942); as a name for a kind of spiced hamburger, it is attested from 1961.