slovenly+person

  • 1 slovenly person — noun a coarse obnoxious person • Syn: ↑slob, ↑sloven, ↑pig • Derivationally related forms: ↑slovenly (for: ↑sloven) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 2 slovenly woman — noun a dirty untidy woman • Syn: ↑slattern, ↑slut, ↑trollop • Derivationally related forms: ↑slatternly (for: ↑slattern) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 3 slovenly — slov|en|ly [ˈslʌvənli] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: sloven dirty messy person (15 21 centuries), probably from Flemish sloovin woman of bad character ] lazy, untidy, and careless ▪ slovenly habits ▪ a large slovenly woman ▪ a slovenly way of… …

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  • 4 slut — c.1400, a dirty, slovenly, or untidy woman, probably cognate with dialectal Ger. Schlutt slovenly woman, dialectal Swed. slata idle woman, slut, and Du. slodder slut, but the ultimate origin is doubtful. Chaucer uses sluttish (late 14c.) in… …

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  • 5 slob — noun Etymology: Irish slab mud, ooze, slovenly person Date: 1861 1. a slovenly or boorish person 2. an ordinary person < just some poor slob > • slobbish adjective • slobby adjective …

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  • 6 Ōita dialect — A sign that uses Ōita ben Ōita dialect, or Ōita ben, is a dialect of Japanese spoken in Ōita Prefecture in Kyushu, Japan. Even within the prefecture, regional differences are still prevalent; for example, vocabulary within the Hita and Nakatsu… …

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  • 7 shlep — 1. noun a) A difficult journey. b) A sloppy or slovenly person. 2. verb a) To lug or …

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  • 8 slob — noun 1》 Brit. informal a lazy and slovenly person. 2》 Irish muddy land. verb Brit. informal behave in a lazy and slovenly manner. Derivatives slobbish adjective slobbishness noun slobby adjective …

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  • 9 slob — informal ► NOUN ▪ a lazy and slovenly person. ► VERB ▪ behave in a lazy and slovenly manner. DERIVATIVES slobbish adjective slobby adjective. ORIGIN Irish slab mud …

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  • 10 slobbish — slob informal ► NOUN ▪ a lazy and slovenly person. ► VERB ▪ behave in a lazy and slovenly manner. DERIVATIVES slobbish adjective slobby adjective. ORIGIN Irish slab mud …

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  • 11 slobby — slob informal ► NOUN ▪ a lazy and slovenly person. ► VERB ▪ behave in a lazy and slovenly manner. DERIVATIVES slobbish adjective slobby adjective. ORIGIN Irish slab mud …

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  • 12 wallydrag — [wā′lēdrā΄gəlwā′lē drag΄] n. [< ?] Scot. 1. a weak, underdeveloped creature 2. a slovenly person; esp., a slovenly woman: Also wallydraigle [wā′lēdrā΄gəl] …

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  • 13 Dag — 1. funny person, nerd, goof; friendly endearment; 2. amusingly ungainly, uncoordinated; 3. unfashionable person, wearing daggy clothes or hairstyle (from sheep poo stuck to it s wool = dags); 4. untidy, slovenly person (originally applied to an… …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 14 dag — I Australian Slang 1. funny person, nerd, goof; friendly endearment; 2. amusingly ungainly, uncoordinated; 3. unfashionable person, wearing daggy clothes or hairstyle (from sheep poo stuck to it s wool = dags); 4. untidy, slovenly person… …

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  • 15 frump — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dowdy person, slattern. See uncleanness, vulgarity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. slob, slattern, drab woman, dowdy person, slovenly person, schlump*, old bag* …

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  • 16 scunge — I. /skʌndʒ / (say skunj) noun Colloquial 1. an unkempt, slovenly person. 2. an unpleasant, despicable or miserly person. 3. dirt, mess, slime, etc. 4. messy, untidy objects: I ll clear the scunge off this desk. {backformation from scungy} II.… …

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  • 17 schlump — /shloomp/, Slang. n. 1. a dull, colorless person. 2. a slovenly person; slob. v.i. 3. to loaf or idle. Also, shlump. [1950 55, Amer.; prob. of expressive orig.] * * * …

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  • 18 skell — /skel/, n. Slang. 1. a homeless person who lives on the streets, sleeps in doorways or subways, etc.; derelict. 2. a slovenly person. [1950 55; perh. shortening of SKELETON] * * * …

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  • 19 sleaze — /sleez/, n. Slang. 1. a contemptible or vulgar person. 2. a shabby or slovenly person. 3. a sleazy quality, character, or atmosphere; shoddiness; vulgarity. 4. sleazy behavior, content, appearance, or the like. [1950 55; back formation from… …

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  • 20 slouch — sloucher, n. slouchingly, adv. /slowch/, v.i. 1. to sit or stand with an awkward, drooping posture. 2. to move or walk with loosely drooping body and careless gait. 3. to have a droop or downward bend, as a hat. v.t. 4. to cause to droop or bend… …

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