Sluttishness
Sluttish Slut"tish, a. Like a slut; untidy; indecently negligent of cleanliness; disorderly; as, a sluttish woman. [1913 Webster]

Why is thy lord so slutish, I thee pray. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

An air of liberal, though sluttish, plenty, indicated the wealthy farmer. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] -- {Slut"tish*ly}, adv. -- {Slut"tish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sluttishness — noun see slut …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sluttishness — See sluttish. * * * …   Universalium

  • sluttishness — noun The characteristic of being sluttish …   Wiktionary

  • sluttishness — n. dirtiness, slovenliness; quality of being dissolute, immorality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sluttishness — slut·tish·ness …   English syllables

  • sluttishness — noun in the manner of a slattern • Syn: ↑slatternliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sluttish, ↑slatternly (for: ↑slatternliness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sluttery — noun a) a slutty or sluttish act. The tickets were valued at $80.00 and because of my slutteries, we got them free. b) the qualities or practices of a slut, as in sluttishness, whoredom. Where fires thou findst unrakd, and hearths unswept, /… …   Wiktionary

  • slatternliness — noun in the manner of a slattern • Syn: ↑sluttishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sluttish (for: ↑sluttishness), ↑slatternly • Hypernyms: ↑slove …   Useful english dictionary

  • sluttish — adjective 1. characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women • Syn: ↑blowsy, ↑blowzy, ↑slatternly • Similar to: ↑untidy • Derivationally related forms: ↑sluttishness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sluttery — Slut ter*y, n. The qualities and practices of a slut; sluttishness; slatternlines. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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