Antonyms of adj sloppy

6 senses of sloppy

Sense 1
sloppy -- (lacking neatness or order; "a sloppy room"; "sloppy habits")

INDIRECT (VIA untidy) -> tidy -- (marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind")

Sense 2
sloppy -- (wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material; "a sloppy floor"; "a sloppy saucer")

INDIRECT (VIA wet) -> dry -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")

Sense 3
boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged -- ((of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous")

INDIRECT (VIA wet) -> dry -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")

Sense 4
baggy, loose-fitting, sloppy -- (not fitting closely; hanging loosely; "baggy trousers"; "a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather")

INDIRECT (VIA loose) -> tight -- (closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest")

Sense 5
overemotional, sloppy -- (excessively or abnormally emotional)

INDIRECT (VIA emotional) -> unemotional -- (unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion)

Sense 6
haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy -- (marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship")

INDIRECT (VIA careless) -> careful -- (exercising caution or showing care or attention; "they were careful when crossing the busy street"; "be careful to keep her shoes clean"; "did very careful research"; "careful art restorers"; "careful of the rights of others"; "careful about one's behavior")

Similarity of adj sloppy

6 senses of sloppy

Sense 1
sloppy -- (lacking neatness or order; "a sloppy room"; "sloppy habits")
       => untidy (vs. tidy) -- (not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money")

Sense 2
sloppy -- (wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material; "a sloppy floor"; "a sloppy saucer")
       => wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

Sense 3
boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged -- ((of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous")
       => wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

Sense 4
baggy, loose-fitting, sloppy -- (not fitting closely; hanging loosely; "baggy trousers"; "a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather")
       => loose (vs. tight) -- (not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "loose clothing"; "the large shoes were very loose")

Sense 5
overemotional, sloppy -- (excessively or abnormally emotional)
       => emotional (vs. unemotional) -- (of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional")

Sense 6
haphazard, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy -- (marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship")
       => careless (vs. careful) -- (marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark")

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