Sloven Definition

slŭvən
noun
A person who is careless in appearance, habits, work, etc.; dirty or untidy person.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
slovenly personpigslob

Other Word Forms of Sloven

Noun

Singular:
sloven
Plural:
slovens

Origin of Sloven

  • Middle English slovein perhaps from Middle Flemish sloovin a scold, gossip from Middle Low German slôven to dress carelessly Dutch sloof untidy woman sleubh- in Indo-European roots

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

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