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slop·py

 (slŏp′ē)
adj. slop·pi·er, slop·pi·est
1. Marked by or given to a lack of neatness or order; untidy: a sloppy room; a sloppy roommate.
2. Showing or in the habit of using little care or attention: sloppy use of language; a sloppy researcher.
3. Informal Oversentimental; gushy: a sloppy love letter.
4. Of, resembling, or covered with slop; muddy or slushy: sloppy ground.
5. Watery and unappetizing: a sloppy stew.
6. Spotted or splashed with liquid.

slop′pi·ly adv.
slop′pi·ness n.
Synonyms: sloppy, slovenly, unkempt, slipshod
These adjectives mean marked by an absence of due or proper care or attention. Sloppy evokes the idea of careless spilling, spotting, or splashing; it suggests slackness, untidiness, or diffuseness: a sloppy kitchen; sloppy dress. "I do not see how the sloppiest reasoner can evade that" (H.G. Wells).
Slovenly implies habitual negligence and a lack of system or thoroughness: a slovenly appearance; slovenly inaccuracies. Unkempt stresses dishevelment resulting from a neglectful lack of proper maintenance: "an unwashed brow, an unkempt head of hair" (Sir Walter Scott).
Slipshod suggests inattention to detail and a general absence of meticulousness: "the new owners' camp ... a slipshod and slovenly affair, tent half stretched, dishes unwashed" (Jack London).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sloppily - in a sloppy manner; "this work was done rather sloppily"
Translations
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sóîalega
ledabolo

sloppily

[ˈslɒpɪlɪ] ADV
1. (= carelessly) → en forma descuidada
to dress sloppilyvestirse sin atención
2. (= sentimentally) → en forma sentimentaloide or ñoña

sloppily

[ˈslɒpɪli] adv
(= carelessly) [work] → sans soin
(= badly) [play] → mal

sloppily

adv (inf: = carelessly) → schlampig (inf); worknachlässig, schlud(e)rig (inf); to write/talk sloppilynachlässig or schlampig (inf)schreiben/sprechen

sloppily

[ˈslɒpɪlɪ] adv
a. (carelessly) → con trascuratezza
to dress sloppily → essere sciatto/a nel vestire
b. (sentimentally) → in modo sdolcinato

slop

(slop) past tense, past participle slopped verb
to (cause liquid to) splash, spill, or move around violently in a container. The water was slopping about in the bucket.
ˈsloppy adjective
1. semi-liquid; tending to slop. sloppy food.
2. careless and untidy; messy. His work is sloppy.
3. very sentimental. That film is rather sloppy.
ˈsloppily adverb
ˈsloppiness noun
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