Synonyms of sloppy in English:



  • 1 they sat round the table eating a sloppy chicken curry
    runny, watery, thin, liquid, semi-liquid, mushy, soupy; wet, soggy, slushy, sludgy; South Africanslap
    informal gloopy
    [Antonyms] dry solid
  • 2 we gave away a goal through sloppy defending
    careless, slapdash, slipshod, lackadaisical, disorganized, haphazard, unmethodical, unsystematic, hit-or-miss, untidy, messy, thoughtless, inattentive, heedless, hasty, hurried; thrown together, last-minute, cursory, perfunctory, negligent, neglectful, remiss, lax, slack, slovenly; amateurish, unprofessional
    informal shambolic, all over the place, slap-happy
    British informal all over the shop
    [Antonyms] careful meticulous
  • 3 sloppy T-shirts
    [Antonyms] tight tailored
  • 4 sloppy letters from a boy she had met on holiday
    [Antonyms] unemotional gritty
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