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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).

sloppy

(ˈslɒpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. (esp of ground conditions, etc) wet; slushy
2. informal careless; untidy
3. informal mawkishly sentimental
4. (Cookery) (of food or drink) watery and unappetizing
5. splashed with slops
6. (Clothing & Fashion) (of clothes) loose; baggy
ˈsloppily adv
ˈsloppiness n

slop•py

(ˈslɒp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. muddy, slushy, or very wet: sloppy grounds.
2. splashed or soiled with liquid.
3. untidy; slovenly: a sloppy eater.
4. careless; slipshod: sloppy writing.
5. overly emotional; gushy: sloppy sentimentality.
6. (of clothes) loose-fitting; baggy.
[1700–10]
slop′pi•ly, adv.
slop′pi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sloppy - lacking neatness or order; "a sloppy room"; "sloppy habits"
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
2.sloppy - wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material; "a sloppy floor"; "a sloppy saucer"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
3.sloppy - (of soil) soft and waterysloppy - (of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
4.sloppy - not fitting closelysloppy - not fitting closely; hanging loosely; "baggy trousers"; "a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather"
loose - not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "loose clothing"; "the large shoes were very loose"
5.sloppy - excessively or abnormally emotional
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
6.sloppy - marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"
careless - marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark"

sloppy

adjective
1. (Informal) careless, slovenly, slipshod, messy, clumsy, untidy, amateurish, hit-or-miss (informal), inattentive I won't accept sloppy work from my students.
2. (Informal) sentimental, mushy (informal), soppy (Brit. informal), slushy (informal), wet (Brit. informal), gushing, banal, trite, mawkish, icky (informal), overemotional, three-hankie (informal) some sloppy love-story
3. wet, watery, slushy, splashy, sludgy sloppy foods

sloppy

adjective
1. Marked by an absence of cleanliness and order:
2. Indifferent to correctness, accuracy, or neatness:
3. Informal. Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
Informal: gooey, mushy, schmaltzy, soupy.
Translations
عاطِفي، تافِهغَيْرُ مُتْقَنقَذِر وموحِلنِصْف سائِل، مُنْدَلِق
kašovitýlajdáckýledabylýřídkýsladkobolný
sjusketvådblødsentimental
huolimatonväljävetelävetinenepätarkka
neuredan
érzelgõslucskosömlengős
blautur, vatnskenndursóîalegurvæminn
ずさんな
부주의한
vodnatý
površen
slarvig
ซึ่งไม่เป็นระเบียบ
cẩu thả

sloppy

[ˈslɒpɪ] ADJ (sloppier (compar) (sloppiest (superl)))
1. (= runny) [food] → aguado
2. (= careless) [work etc] → descuidado; [appearance, dress] → desaliñado, desaseado; [thinking] → poco riguroso
3. (= sentimental) → sentimentaloide, ñoño
4. (= wet) → mojado
a big sloppy kissun besazo con todas las babas

sloppy

[ˈslɒpi] adj
[work] → peu soigné(e), bâclé(e)
[appearance] → négligé(e), débraillé(e)
(= sentimental) [film, letter] → sentimental(e)sloppy Joe [ˌslɒpiˈdʒəʊ] n
(= sweater) → grand pull m
(US) (= sandwich) → hamburger m
slosh around
slosh about [ˌslɒʃ] vi
[person] → patauger
[liquid] → clapoter

sloppy

adj (+er) (inf)
(= careless)schlampig (inf); work, writingnachlässig, schlud(e)rig (inf)
(= sentimental)rührselig; film, novel alsoschmalzig

sloppy

[ˈslɒpɪ] (fam) adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl)))
a. (work) → trascurato/a; (appearance, dress) → trasandato/a, sciatto/a
b. (book, film, letter) → sdolcinato/a
c. (food) → brodoso/a

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

sloppy

غَيْرُ مُتْقَن lajdácký sjusket schlampig τσαπατσούλης descuidado huolimaton désordonné neuredan sciatto ずさんな 부주의한 slordig sjuskete niedbały desleixado слякотный slarvig ซึ่งไม่เป็นระเบียบ gelişigüzel cẩu thả 马虎的
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