Slouch Definition

slouch
slouched, slouches, slouching
verb
slouched, slouches, slouching
To sit, stand, walk, etc. in a slouch.
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To cause to slouch.
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To droop, as a hat brim.
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Antonyms:
straighten
noun
slouches
A person who is awkward or lazy.
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A person who is incompetent.
She's no slouch at golf.
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Slovenly posture in general.
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A drooping or bending forward of the head and shoulders.
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A hanging down or drooping, as of a hat brim.
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Other Word Forms of Slouch

Noun

Singular:
slouch
Plural:
slouches

Origin of Slouch

  • From Old Norse slókr (“a slouching, lazy fellow"), (cognate to Swedish sloka, to wilt, slouch.

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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