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sloshy Line breaks: sloshy
Pronunciation: /ˈslɒʃi/

Definition of sloshy in English:

adjective (sloshier, sloshiest)

1Wet and sticky; slushy: the sloshy mud
More example sentences
  • The third section is across a muddy paddock, and with the West Coast's usual rainfall a muddy paddock can be extremely sloshy and provides a tough assignment for the crawlers.
  • If the pictures are a wee crooked and sloshy, well, then that would be accurate, now wouldn't it?
  • The snow has continued today as well, making streets sloshy and sidewalks icy and impossible to walk on.
2 informal Excessively sentimental; sloppy: the programme is a sloshy and patronizing affair

Words that rhyme with sloshy

squashy, washy

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