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English adjective: sloppy

1. sloppy lacking neatness or order


SamplesA sloppy room.
Sloppy habits.


Similaruntidy


Antonymstidy

2. sloppy wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material


SamplesA sloppy floor.
A sloppy saucer.


Similarwet


Antonymsdry

3. sloppy (of soil) soft and watery


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsboggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged


Similarwet


Antonymsdry

4. sloppy not fitting closely; hanging loosely


SamplesBaggy trousers.
A loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather.


Synonymsbaggy, loose-fitting


Similarloose


Antonymstight

5. sloppy excessively or abnormally emotional


Synonymsoveremotional


Similaremotional


Antonymsunemotional

6. sloppy marked by great carelessness


SamplesA most haphazard system of record keeping.
Slapdash work.
Slipshod spelling.
Sloppy workmanship.


Synonymshaphazard, slapdash, slipshod


Similarcareless


Antonymscareful









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