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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).
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
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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"
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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
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sloppy

adj (+er) (inf)
(= careless)schlampig (inf); work, writingnachlässig, schlud(e)rig (inf)
(= sentimental)rührselig; film, novel alsoschmalzig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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