how to pronounce sloppy


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sloppy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sloppy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… who was a little sloppy with her …”

meanings of sloppy


  1. Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.
  2. Imprecise or loose.
  3. Very wet; covered in or composed of slop.

sloppy frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sloppy occurs in english on average 5.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sloppy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sloppy can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to sloppy


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