The definition of slovenly is someone or something that is messy, overly casual or careless in their actions.adjective
When someone has messy and uncombed hair and dirty clothing, this is an example of a person who would be described as slovenly.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- characteristic of a sloven
- careless in appearance, habits, work, etc.; untidy; slipshod
- slovenliness noun
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- Untidy, as in dress or appearance.
- Marked by negligence; slipshod. See Synonyms at sloppy.
- slovˈen·li·ness noun
- slovˈen·ly adverb