- 1that shows a lack of care, thought, or effort sloppy thinking Your work is sloppy. a sloppy worker
- 2(of clothes) loose and without much shape synonym baggy a sloppy T-shirt
- 3 (informal) romantic in a silly or embarrassing way a sloppy love story
- 4containing too much liquid Don't make the mixture too sloppy. (informal) She gave him a big sloppy kiss.
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NAmE//ˈslɑpəli//adverb a sloppily run department
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NAmE//ˈslɑpinəs//noun [uncountable] There is no excuse for sloppiness in your work.