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adjective, slosh·i·er, slosh·i·est.
  1. of or relating to slosh; slushy.
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Origin of sloshy

First recorded in 1790–1800; slosh + -y1
Related formsslosh·i·ly, adverbslosh·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for sloshy

Historical Examples

  • Then there was a thump and a sloshy stamping on the steps, and in comes Eben and the widder.

    Cape Cod Stories

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • It was still raining a mite and the ground was sloshy and squanchy under foot.

    Year of the Big Thaw

    Marion Zimmer Bradley

  • He pushed on over the sloshy road, his mare every step going slower and slower.

  • Writing in London on a day in winter with a murky sky and sloshy streets, the title of Alpine Photography is verily refreshing.

  • Consequently the meal comprised merely a basin of sloshy boiling water in which floated some shreds of uncooked red cabbage.