Synonyms for (adjective) sloppy

Synonyms: haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy

Definition: marked by great carelessness

Usage: a most haphazard system of record keeping; slapdash work; slipshod spelling; sloppy workmanship

Similar words: careless

Definition: marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful

Usage: careless about her clothes; forgotten by some careless person; a careless housekeeper; careless proofreading; it was a careless mistake; hurt by a careless remark


Synonyms: overemotional, sloppy

Definition: excessively or abnormally emotional

Similar words: emotional

Definition: of more than usual emotion

Usage: his behavior was highly emotional


Synonyms: loose-fitting, baggy, sloppy

Definition: not fitting closely; hanging loosely

Usage: baggy trousers; a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather

Similar words: loose

Definition: not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting

Usage: loose clothing; the large shoes were very loose


Synonyms: sloppy

Definition: lacking neatness or order

Usage: a sloppy room; sloppy habits

Similar words: untidy

Definition: not neat and tidy

Usage: careless and untidy in her personal habits; an untidy living room; untidy and casual about money


Synonyms: waterlogged, quaggy, swampy, mucky, muddy, miry, boggy, marshy, soggy, squashy, sloppy, sloughy

Definition: (of soil) soft and watery

Usage: the ground was boggy under foot; a marshy coastline; miry roads; wet mucky lowland; muddy barnyard; quaggy terrain; the sloughy edge of the pond; swampy bayous

Similar words: wet

Definition: covered or soaked with a liquid such as water

Usage: a wet bathing suit; wet sidewalks; wet weather


Synonyms: sloppy

Definition: wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material

Usage: a sloppy floor; a sloppy saucer

Similar words: wet

Definition: covered or soaked with a liquid such as water

Usage: a wet bathing suit; wet sidewalks; wet weather