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1. slovenly

adjective. ['ˈslʌvənli'] negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt.

Synonyms

  • frowzy
  • frowsy

Antonyms

  • fastidious
  • groomed
  • clean

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sloven (English)

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Rhymes with Slovenly

  • benignly
  • brazenly
  • certainly
  • clandestinely
  • cleanly
  • commonly
  • conely
  • conly
  • connely
  • danly
  • divinely
  • evenly
  • finely
  • friendly
  • gentlemanly
  • gentlemanly
  • genuinely
  • genuinely
  • greenly
  • hanly

Sentences with slovenly


1. Adjective
The American forces were known for their slovenly behavior, and von Steuben was determined to change that.

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