Definition of sloppy joe in English:

sloppy joe

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Pronunciation: /slɒpiˈʤəʊ
 
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noun

informal
  • 1A long, loose-fitting sweater.
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    • It was my decision to dress like that but. I probably got away with the jeans and the sloppy joes and the T-shirts and checked shirts for six months.
    • You get tempting green frocks, shimmering silver shifts, and retro-'80s black-and-primary-colour striped sloppy joes.
    • He wore a black-hooded sloppy joe with white writing across the front, grey shirt, black tracksuit pants and white joggers.
  • 2North American A hamburger in which the minced-beef filling is made into a kind of meat sauce, typically with tomatoes and spices.
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    • Burgers could take a dozen different forms, while meatloaves, pizza, cabbage rolls, meat pies, sloppy joes, tortilla wraps and stuffed peppers (not to speak of other stuffed vegetables) would round out the month.
    • Now when it comes to cooking I can only do three things, chili, sloppy joes, and taco meat.
    • Or pick up some crumbled soy - which resembles hamburger but without the possibility of E. coli - and turn it into spaghetti sauce or sloppy joes.

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