Synonyms of sloppy in English:

sloppy


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adjective

1‘they sat round the table eating a sloppy chicken curry’

SYNONYMS

runny, watery, thin, liquid, semi-liquid, mushy, soupy

wet, soggy, slushy, sludgy

South African slap

informal gloopy

ANTONYMS

dry, solid

2‘we gave away a goal through sloppy defending’

SYNONYMS

careless, slapdash, slipshod, lackadaisical, disorganized, haphazard, unmethodical, unsystematic, hit-or-miss, untidy, messy, thoughtless, inattentive, heedless, hasty, hurried

thrown together, last-minute, cursory, perfunctory, negligent, neglectful, remiss, lax, slack, slovenly

amateurish, unprofessional

informal shambolic, all over the place, slap-happy

British informal all over the shop

ANTONYMS

careful, meticulous

3‘sloppy T-shirts’

SYNONYMS

baggy, loose-fitting, loose, generously cut, not tight, roomy

shapeless, sack-like, slack, oversized, ill-fitting, bagging

ANTONYMS

tight, tailored

4‘sloppy letters from a boy she had met on holiday’

SYNONYMS

sentimental, mawkish, over-sentimental, overemotional, cloying, sickly, saccharine, sugary, sugar-coated, syrupy

romantic, hearts-and-flowers

British twee

informal slushy, mushy, weepy, tear-jerking, schmaltzy, cutesy, lovey-dovey, gooey, drippy, sloshy, soupy, treacly, cheesy, corny, icky, sick-making, toe-curling

British informal soppy

North American informal cornball, sappy, hokey, three-hanky

trademark Mills-and-Boon

ANTONYMS

unemotional, gritty