sloppy joe
noun Etymology: probably from the name Joe, nickname for Joseph Date: 1942 1. often capitalized S&J a loose-fitting sweater especially for girls 2. ground beef cooked in a thick spicy sauce and usually served on a bun

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  • Sloppy joe — fait à la maison Un Sloppy joe est un plat américain constitué de viande hachée assaisonnée d oignons, de sauce tomate ou de ketchup servi dans un pain à hamburger. Quelques variantes existent selon les ingrédients utilisés ou la façon de le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sloppy joe — [ˌslɔpi ˈdʒəu US ˌsla:pi ˈdʒou] n AmE a type of sandwich, made from ↑beef with spices added and served on a ↑bun …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sloppy joe — noun count AMERICAN a sandwich consisting of a BUN filled with sauce and cooked GROUND BEEF (=meat cut into very small pieces by a machine) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sloppy joe — (izg. slȍpi džȍi) DEFINICIJA ženska široka vesta dugih rukava koja seže do bokova, izrazito popularna o. 1950. ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • sloppy Joe — ☆ sloppy Joe n. [also s j ] a dish consisting of ground meat cooked with tomato sauce, spices, etc. and served on a bun …   English World dictionary

  • Sloppy joe — A sloppy joe is an American dish of ground beef, onions, sweetened tomato sauce or ketchup and other seasonings, served on a hamburger bun. [ Ingram, Gaye G., Labensky, Sarah R., Labensky, Steven. Webster’s New World Dictionary of Culinary Arts… …   Wikipedia

  • Sloppy Joe — Ein klassischer „homemade“ Sloppy Joe. Ein Sloppy Joe ist ein ursprünglich US amerikanischer Imbiss, bei dem eine Hackfleischsauce, ähnlich einem Hamburger, auf einem Brötchen serviert wird. Zutaten Die Hackfleischsauce besteht bei der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sloppy joe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sloppy joe : singular sloppy joe plural sloppy joes British a sweater that is loose and informal …   English dictionary

  • Sloppy Joe — 1. a sandwich of ground beef cooked in a spicy tomato or barbecue sauce and usually served on a bun. 2. a baggy, overlarge sweater originally worn by girls and young women in the 1940s. 3. a man or youth whose appearance is habitually slovenly.… …   Universalium

  • Sloppy Joe — noun ground beef (not a patty) cooked in a spicy sauce and served on a bun • Hypernyms: ↑sandwich * * * /ˈslɑːpiˈʤoʊ/ noun, pl ⋯ joes [count] US : ground beef that is cooked in a thick, spicy sauce and usually served on a bun * * * sloppy joe f5… …   Useful english dictionary

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