a person who is careless in appearance, habits, work, etc.; dirty or untidy person
Origin of slovenMiddle English slovein, probably from Middle Dutch slof, lax, limp ( from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)leubh-, to hang loosely from source slobber, Lithuanian slùbnas, limp) + Anglo-French -ain, -ein, -an
One who is habitually careless in personal appearance or work.
Origin of slovenMiddle English slovein perhaps from Middle Flemish sloovin a scold, gossip from Middle Low German slôven to dress carelessly Dutch sloof untidy woman ; see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.