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4 definitions found
 for slovenly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slovenly \Slov"en*ly\, a.
     1. Having the habits of a sloven; negligent of neatness and
        order, especially in dress.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A slovenly, lazy fellow, lolling at his ease.
                                                    --L'Estrange.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Characteristic of a sloven; lacking neatness and order;
        evincing negligence; as, slovenly dress.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slovenly \Slov"en*ly\, adv.
     a slovenly manner.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slovenly
      adj 1: negligent of neatness especially in dress and person;
             habitually dirty and unkempt; "filled the door with her
             frowzy bulk"; "frowzy white hair"; "slovenly appearance"
             [syn: frowsy, frowzy, slovenly]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "slovenly":
     barbarous, beat-up, bedraggled, blowsy, blowzy, botched, bungling,
     careless, chintzy, clumsy, deficient, dilapidated, dingy, dirty,
     disheveled, dowdy, down-at-heel, drabbletailed, draggled,
     draggletailed, dusty, erroneous, faulty, frowsy, frowzy, frumpish,
     frumpy, grimy, grubby, grungy, half-assed, haphazard, hit-and-miss,
     hit-or-miss, imprecise, improper, in rags, incorrect, infelicitous,
     informal, loose, lumpen, messy, miry, muddy, mussy, negligent,
     poky, promiscuous, ragged, raggedy, raunchy, ruinous, scraggly,
     scruffy, seedy, shabby, shoddy, slack, slapdash, slatternly,
     sleazy, slipshod, slipshoddy, slobbery, sloppy, sloven, sluttish,
     smirchy, smoky, smudgy, smutchy, smutty, snuffy, solecistic, sooty,
     sordid, squalid, tacky, tattered, uncombed, unfastidious,
     ungrammatic, unkempt, unneat, unsightly, unthorough, untidy
  
  

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