Synonyms of sloppy
1 carelessDictionary (informal) • I won't accept sloppy work from my students.
careless • He pleaded guilty to careless driving.
slovenly • Such slovenly work is simply unacceptable.
slipshod • The hotel had always been run in a slipshod way.
messy • She was a good, if messy, cook.
untidy • I'm untidy in most ways.
amateurish • All the paintings were cheap and amateurish.
inattentive • These children were more likely to be inattentive at school.
2 sentimentalDictionary (informal) • some sloppy love-story
sentimental • It's a very sentimental play.
mushy (informal) • Don't go getting all mushy and sentimental.
soppy (British, informal) • She loves soppy love stories.
wet (British, informal)
mawkish • a sentimental plot with an inevitable mawkish ending
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amateurishIf you describe something as amateurish, you think that it is not skilfully made or done.
• All the paintings were cheap and amateurish.
carelessIf you are careless, you do not pay enough attention to what you are doing, and so you make mistakes, or cause harm or damage.
• He pleaded guilty to careless driving.
inattentiveSomeone who is inattentive is not paying complete attention to a person or thing, which often causes an accident or problems.
• These children were more likely to be inattentive at school.
Thesaurus for sloppy from the Collins English Thesaurus