Pronunciation: (slop'ē),[key] —adj.,-pi•er, -pi•est. 1. muddy, slushy, or very wet: The field was a sloppy mess after the rain. 2. splashed or soiled with liquid.
3. careless; loose: sloppy writing. 4. untidy; slovenly: sloppy clothes; a sloppy eater. 5. overly emotional; gushy: sloppy sentimentality. 6. (of food or drink) prepared or served in an unappetizing way.
7. (of clothes) loose-fitting; baggy: a big, sloppy sweater. 8. (of the surface of a racetrack) wet from a recent or continuing heavy rain and containing puddles and mud still too thin and watery to be sticky.