Slovenly meaning

slŭvən-lē
Untidy, as in dress or appearance.
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The definition of slovenly is someone or something that is messy, overly casual or careless in their actions.

When someone has messy and uncombed hair and dirty clothing, this is an example of a person who would be described as slovenly.

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Marked by negligence; careless or slipshod.

A slovenly legal defense.

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Characteristic of a sloven.
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Careless in appearance, habits, work, etc.; untidy; slipshod.
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In a slovenly manner.
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Having an untidy appearance; unkempt.
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Unwashed, dirty, disorderly.
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Origin of slovenly

  • sloven +"Ž -ly

    From Wiktionary