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Synonyms for sloppyˈslɒp i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sloppy(adj)

    lacking neatness or order

    "a sloppy room"; "sloppy habits"

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, swampy, marshy, haphazard, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    dry, unemotional, tidy, tight, careful

  2. sloppy(adj)

    wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material

    "a sloppy floor"; "a sloppy saucer"

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, swampy, marshy, haphazard, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    unemotional, tidy, dry, tight, careful

  3. boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged(adj)

    (of soil) soft and watery

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    dingy, miry, waterlogged, spongy, squishy, pulpy, murky, mucky, loose-fitting, haphazard, baggy, sloughy, torpid, inert, sloppy, dirty, turbid, mirky, doughy, spongelike, marshy, sluggish, cloudy, swampy, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy, muddied

    Antonyms:
    dry, tight, unemotional, tidy, careful

  4. baggy, loose-fitting, sloppy(adj)

    not fitting closely; hanging loosely

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

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, haphazard, baggy, sloughy, sloppy, marshy, swampy, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    tight, careful, dry, unemotional, tidy

  5. overemotional, sloppy(adj)

    excessively or abnormally emotional

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, sloppy, swampy, marshy, haphazard, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    careful, tight, dry, tidy, unemotional

  6. haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy(adj)

    marked by great carelessness

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

    Synonyms:
    miry, waterlogged, mucky, loose-fitting, baggy, sloughy, sloppy, swampy, marshy, squashy, hit-or-miss, haphazard, slapdash, soggy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, boggy, muddy

    Antonyms:
    dry, careful, tight, tidy, unemotional

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sloppy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plashy, splashy, muddy, SLABBY

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

careless, negligent, disordered, sentimental, neglectful, disorderly, muddy, clumsy, messy


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