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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sloppy in dress or cleanliness. Also: Lazy.

Usage examples (36)
  • It was the actor's job to appear slovenly throughout the play.
  • I was thinking of Mr. Unfunny today before this email convo went down and my exact though of him was that he is "slovenly".
  • School bans 'slovenly' mothers from wearing pyjamas when they drop their children off
  • As for "very unique," it is "slovenly," states The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style. for more
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