slackness
noun see slack I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Slackness — Slack ness, n. The quality or state of being slack. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slackness — refers to over all vulgarity in Jamaican and Caribbean idioms. It is also a genre of songs in Dancehall style with crude, sexual lyrics, performed live or recorded. Its pronunciation varies throughout the Caribbean; it can also be heard as Slack… …   Wikipedia

  • slackness — index informality, laxity, neglect, negligence, sloth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • slackness — O.E. slæness; see SLACK (Cf. slack) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • slackness — slack slack 1 [slæk] adjective 1. COMMERCE a slack period of time is one with less business activity than usual: • Business is slack just now. • The workers feared being laid off (= losing their jobs …   Financial and business terms

  • Slackness — Le slackness est un genre de ragga caractérisé par des paroles à caractère sexuel, issu du slack. On peut citer, entre autres, quelques artistes réputés pour certains de leur titres aux paroles très slackness comme Yellowman, Shabba Ranks, Lady… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • slackness — n Jamaican immoral behaviour, speech, etc.; obscenity. The term was picked up by devotees of hip hop and rap culture in the US during the 1990s. ► not all black women take slackness lying down ... Rasheda Ashanti... says; we don t want to… …   Contemporary slang

  • slackness — Ⅰ. slack [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) not taut or held tightly in position; loose. 2) (of business or trade) not busy; quiet. 3) careless, lazy, or negligent. 4) (of a tide) neither ebbing nor flowing. ► NOUN 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • slackness — noun 1. weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy • Syn: ↑inanition, ↑lassitude, ↑lethargy • Hypernyms: ↑weakness 2. the quality of being lax and neglectful • Syn: ↑laxness …   Useful english dictionary

  • slackness — See slackly. * * * …   Universalium

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