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Synonyms for sloppy
ˈslɒp islop·py

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sloppyadjective

    lacking neatness or order

    "a sloppy room"; "sloppy habits"

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, swampy, marshy, haphazard, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    dry, unemotional, tidy, tight, careful

  2. sloppyadjective

    wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material

    "a sloppy floor"; "a sloppy saucer"

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, swampy, marshy, haphazard, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    unemotional, tidy, dry, tight, careful

  3. boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterloggedadjective

    (of soil) soft and watery

    "the 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"

    Synonyms:
    dingy, miry, waterlogged, spongy, squishy, pulpy, murky, mucky, loose-fitting, haphazard, baggy, sloughy, torpid, inert, dirty, turbid, mirky, doughy, spongelike, marshy, sluggish, cloudy, swampy, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy, muddied

    Antonyms:
    dry, tight, unemotional, tidy, careful

  4. baggy, loose-fitting, sloppyadjective

    not fitting closely; hanging loosely

    "baggy trousers"; "a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather"

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, haphazard, baggy, sloughy, marshy, swampy, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    tight, careful, dry, unemotional, tidy

  5. overemotional, sloppyadjective

    excessively or abnormally emotional

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, swampy, marshy, haphazard, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    careful, tight, dry, tidy, unemotional

  6. haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppyadjective

    marked by great carelessness

    "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, swampy, marshy, squashy, hit-or-miss, haphazard, slapdash, soggy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    dry, careful, tight, tidy, unemotional

Editors Contribution

  1. soggy

    the thick, soggy mass of fallen leaves

    Submitted by Cindrella on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sloppyadjective

    Synonyms:
    plashy, splashy, muddy, SLABBY

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#163199slapdash
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#188091torpid
#191801doughy
#194281slipshod
#279591miry

How to use sloppy in a sentence?

  1. Christian Dvorak:

    I think it was just too sloppy, we were too loose on them in our defensive end and just gave them too many odd-man rushes. We had to rely on Kuemp way too much.

  2. Bailey Davis:

    They tell us that we’re celebrities and to present ourselves well, but then they throw us out there with these drunk fans, you have to take pictures with anyone who asks. You ca n’t refuse a picture with anyone. If there’s a sloppy drunk who you know just wants to put his hands on you, you just have to deal with it and do it.

  3. James Richards:

    We have to trust without being able to verify that the information they are giving us is accurate, the innocent will give us good information or sloppy, bad information by mistake. The guilty will give us bad information, and we won't be able to tell the difference.

  4. Kevin Maxwell:

    We don’t see a problem with instruction in most cases, we have kids who go to some of the finest colleges and institutions across the country. This is about checking boxes, sloppy record-keeping, not teaching and learning.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Sloppy Steve was rarely in a one-on-one meeting with me and only pretends to have had influence to fool a few people with no access and no clue, whom Sloppy Steve helped write phony books.


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