As adjectives the difference between tousled and sloppy
is that tousled
is (of hair etc) unkempt, disheveled or in disarray while sloppy
is very wet; covered in or composed of slop.
As a verb tousled
(of hair etc) unkempt, disheveled or in disarray
Very wet; covered in or composed of slop.
Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.
- The dog tracked sloppy mud through the kitchen!
Imprecise or loose.
- The carpenter did a sloppy job of building the staircase.
- A sloppy''' measurement''; ''a '''sloppy fit!
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