Not everything needs to be sloppy and haphazard and done in a hurry.
Other foods that came canned, including more limp, insipid vegetables, overly syrupy fruits, and sloppy stews were equally gross.
A perfect example of how "simple, beautiful, rustic food" doesn't have to be sloppy or plain.
The Chairman, the new book about disgraced former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer, is a sloppy, ugly mess.
It really shows up in sloppy essays and writing samples and reporting on extracurricular activities.
It is turning a little colder now, which will be really a great improvement over the sloppy weather we have been having.
It was a rainy, windy October night, sloppy underfoot, dripping overhead.
Once across that quarter-mile of sloppy, rotting ice, he knew there was good, clear running to his cabin and his gun.
The writing is vigorous and there is no sloppy sentimentality.
"That was a sloppy thing to do," he said to himself, and he flung the earth away from him.
1727, "muddy," from slop (n.1) + -y (2). Meaning "loose, ill-fitting, slovenly" is first recorded 1825, influenced by slop (n.2). Related: Sloppily; sloppiness. Sloppy Joe was originally "loose-fitting sweater worn by girls" (1942); as a name for a kind of spiced hamburger, it is attested from 1961.