Not everything needs to be sloppy and haphazard and done in a hurry.
Other foods that came canned, including more limp, insipid vegetables, overly syrupy fruits, and sloppy stews were equally gross.
A perfect example of how "simple, beautiful, rustic food" doesn't have to be sloppy or plain.
The Chairman, the new book about disgraced former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer, is a sloppy, ugly mess.
It really shows up in sloppy essays and writing samples and reporting on extracurricular activities.
It is turning a little colder now, which will be really a great improvement over the sloppy weather we have been having.
Nothing faulty or sloppy was going into that jungle with him if he could prevent it.
Once across that quarter-mile of sloppy, rotting ice, he knew there was good, clear running to his cabin and his gun.
In another moment the editor of sloppy Chunks was before him.
"That was a sloppy thing to do," he said to himself, and he flung the earth away from him.
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.