Definition of sloppy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈslɒpi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈslɑːpi//
    (sloppier, sloppiest) Describing clothes
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  1. 1that shows a lack of care, thought or effort sloppy thinking Your work is sloppy. a sloppy worker Regional accents are great; sloppy speech is not.
  2. 2(of clothes) loose and without much shape synonym baggy a sloppy T-shirt See related entries: Describing clothes
  3. 3(informal, especially British English) romantic in a silly or embarrassing way a sloppy love story
  4. 4containing too much liquid Don't make the mixture too sloppy. (informal) She gave him a big sloppy kiss.
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