Definitions

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  • adv. In a sloppy manner, not neatly.

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  • adv. in a sloppy manner

Etymologies

sloppy +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mashburn had 30 points and nine rebounds and Baron Davis added a career-high 21 points as the Hornets pulled out an 83-79 victory over the Heat in sloppily played contest.

    National Basketball Association - Heat vs. Hornets

  • She turned it over, the name sloppily embossed in the plastic was Poppie.

    Mistress of Justice

  • Now, imagine taking your cab out one night, and you notice a bunch of cars—of every make, size, year and model—with the word TAXI sloppily spray-painted on their sides.

    Trial Cycle

  • And for people to kind of sloppily think that the US is soooo great for women makes me nutty.

    Ellen Snortland: No More, No Less

  • One invaluable Yelp tip, if a restaurant has really bad reviews click through and check out the user profiles for the naysayers, you may find they're bothered by things that aren't an issue for you (like "sloppily" dressed staff, which apparently bothers enough people to vote down my favorite local restaurant such that it gets only a one star rating on Yelp, despite the four stars Zagat gives it).

    Vagablogging :: Rolf Potts Vagabonding Blog

  • Since nothing has been done and things "sloppily" covered up, is not one saying this is "how we do business?!"

    The Denver Newspaper Agency YourHub.com Stories

  • Olympic's are OK, but they're kind of sloppily built.

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  • Since strength is a skill you can't perform "sloppily".

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  • It might speak a bit to stereotypes and it is kind of sloppily put together, but I think this commercial’s larger message is an attempt to criticize attitudes of racism within Thailand, albeit for the superficial purpose of selling toothpaste.

    “LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING”: BLACK MEN ARE SCARY » Sociological Images

  • But a performance that began "sloppily", according to O'Neill, and ended "nervily" was testament that his men, recording their fifth league victory in six games, have the ability to sustain the momentum established over December; a month in which O'Neill and Ashley Young claimed Barclays Premier League manager and player of the month respectively. "

    Arseblog

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