sloppy

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From slop, + -y suffix.

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sloppy (comparative sloppier, superlative sloppiest)

  1. Very wet; covered in or composed of slop.
    The dog tracked sloppy mud through the kitchen!
  2. Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.
    The carpenter did a sloppy job of building the staircase.
  3. Imprecise or loose.
    A sloppy measurement; a sloppy fit!

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