Definition of sloppy joe in English:

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sloppy joe

Pronunciation: /ˌsläpē ˈjō/

noun

informal
North American A sandwich with a filling of ground beef that has been seasoned with a sauce of tomatoes and spices.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: slop·py joe

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