adjective, slop·pi·er, slop·pi·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sloppyslop·pi·ly, adverbslop·pi·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sloppy
The Wizards’ offense was sloppy, but that didn’t make a difference in light of one of their best defensive stretches of the season.Wizards rise to their own defense, beat the Heat on the road|Ava Wallace|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Without it, hikers get “sloppy,” especially when they’re tired.Indoor exercises to prepare you for hiking the great outdoors|Pam Moore|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Maryland’s defense remained a concern, but the Terps were also sloppy with the ball, finishing with 16 turnovers that turned into 27 Ohio State points.Maryland women have a pair of winning streaks snapped by Ohio State|Kareem Copeland|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
With a healthcare system already riddled with disparities, sloppy applications of deep learning could make that worse.AI could make healthcare fairer—by helping us believe what patients say|Karen Hao|January 22, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Eller said the Capitals lost some of their edge, getting sloppy and taking too many penalties.Capitals lose a two-goal lead and fall to the Penguins in overtime on Sidney Crosby’s winner|Samantha Pell|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
He catalogues the sloppy flow of outside money and its failures to transform the country.Confronting George Clooney’s Critics on South Sudan|John Avlon|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I mean, it shouldn't be sloppy work; it shouldn't be bad procurement process.
Some of the stuff has been so shoddy and so sloppy that our soldiers are over there dying in the shower from electrocution.
There are two separate crises that Republicans (and sloppy liberals) are conflating for political reasons.The So-Called Immigration Border Crisis Is Neither|Sally Kohn|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Chairman, the new book about disgraced former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer, is a sloppy, ugly mess.The Messy, Sordid Story of Jim Greer, Charlie Crist’s Man to a Fault|Rick Wilson|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is turning a little colder now, which will be really a great improvement over the sloppy weather we have been having.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
A few lights were moving about, and shadows fell hither and thither as one of the hands carried a lantern along the sloppy deck.
Friday, the 4th of April, was a sloppy day, and just before sundown we heard firing off towards Sherman's division."Shiloh" as Seen by a Private Soldier|Warren Olney
At about one o'clock—or between one and two—she thought she heard a sloppy footstep near the sleeping porch.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
This manner of cooling is especially adapted to camping parties and will prevent sloppy butter, sour milk and spoiling fruit.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various