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SLOVENLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does slovenly mean? 

SLOVENLY (adjective)
  The adjective SLOVENLY has 1 sense:

1. negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt

  Familiarity information: SLOVENLY used as an adjective is very rare.


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SLOVENLY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt

Synonyms:

frowsy; frowzy; slovenly

Context examples:

filled the door with her frowzy bulk / frowzy white hair / slovenly appearance

Similar:

untidy (not neat and tidy)


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