sloppy

[slop-ee]
adjective, sloppier, sloppiest.
1.
muddy, slushy, or very wet: The field was a sloppy mess after the rain.
2.
splashed or soiled with liquid.
3.
careless; loose: sloppy writing.
4.
untidy; slovenly: sloppy clothes; a sloppy eater.
5.
overly emotional; gushy: sloppy sentimentality.
6.
(of food or drink) prepared or served in an unappetizing way.
7.
(of clothes) loose-fitting; baggy: a big, sloppy sweater.
8.
(of the surface of a racetrack) wet from a recent or continuing heavy rain and containing puddles and mud still too thin and watery to be sticky.

Origin:
1700–10; slop1 + -y1

sloppily, adverb
sloppiness, noun


2, 4. messy. 3. slipshod. 4. slatternly.
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sloppy (ˈslɒpɪ)
 
adj , -pier, -piest
1.  (esp of ground conditions, etc) wet; slushy
2.  informal careless; untidy
3.  informal mawkishly sentimental
4.  (of food or drink) watery and unappetizing
5.  splashed with slops
6.  (of clothes) loose; baggy
 
'sloppily
 
adv
 
'sloppiness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

sloppy
1727, "muddy," from slop (q.v.). Meaning "loose, ill-fitting" is first recorded 1825, influenced by slop "loose outer garment" (1376), which is probably from M.Du. slop. Hence, also, slop-shop (1723). 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.
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Example sentences
Sucking at arithmetic is usually due to laziness or sloppy work.
So, while no one was looking, medical chroniclers grew sloppy.
While sloppy drumming and sloppy thinking come from brain cells that are
  slightly out of synch.
But, she explains, there's a difference between a high-functioning workaholic
  versus a sloppy workaholic.
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