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Synonyms for sloppy
ˈslɒp i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sloppy(adj)

    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. sloppy(adj)

    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, waterlogged(adj)

    (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, sloppy(adj)

    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, sloppy(adj)

    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, sloppy(adj)

    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. sloppy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plashy, splashy, muddy, SLABBY

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sloppy":

    careless, negligent, disordered, sentimental, neglectful, disorderly, muddy, clumsy, messy

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#4709cloudy
#14281messy
#18321muddy
#22327sloppy
#24701sentimental
#24888careless
#25698negligent
#27289inert
#28776clumsy
#29806sluggish
#34500disordered
#38136murky
#39319disorderly
#43640baggy
#50150soggy
#58318dingy
#58851haphazard
#63955squishy
#68626swampy
#71849spongy
#86253marshy
#87608boggy
#88701turbid
#93638mucky
#95066waterlogged
#120040neglectful
#135003muddied
#163199slapdash
#167639pulpy
#188091torpid
#191801doughy
#194281slipshod
#279591miry

How to use sloppy in a sentence?

  1. Rick Meckler:

    There was clearly some forced selling, whether it was forced selling or just stop=losses for large, aggressive hedge funds, it got very sloppy, and you then saw buyers start to emerge. But a lot of those buyers were short-term in nature and took some of their gains around lunchtime. Now we're seeing a second wave of selling.

  2. Paul Nolte:

    Even though the market closed up on Friday, more stocks were lower for the week and that points to weakness, we could see some sloppy action for the next couple of sessions.

  3. Rosmah Mansor:

    As a woman and as the wife of a leader, I have to look made up, neat and take care of my appearance. It is also embarrassing for Malaysians when other countries make fun of the sloppy wife of Malaysia's prime minister.

  4. Chuck Haggard:

    In the year 2015 we shouldn’t be talking about using pool rifles, the entire point of patrol rifles is to have a precision weapon system. Pooled rifles are a sloppy way to do business and dangerous to bystanders.

  5. Dan Backer:

    This is exactly the scenario that they said would occur, they were so brazen about it yet so sloppy.


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