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sloppy

[ slop-ee ]
/ ˈslɒp i /
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adjective, slop·pi·er, slop·pi·est.

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Origin of sloppy

First recorded in 1700–10; slop1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM sloppy

slop·pi·ly, adverbslop·pi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sloppy

sloppy
/ (ˈslɒpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

(esp of ground conditions, etc) wet; slushy
informal careless; untidy
informal mawkishly sentimental
(of food or drink) watery and unappetizing
splashed with slops
(of clothes) loose; baggy

Derived forms of sloppy

sloppily, adverbsloppiness, noun
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