slovenly+woman

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

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  • 2 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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  • 3 slovenly person — noun a coarse obnoxious person • Syn: ↑slob, ↑sloven, ↑pig • Derivationally related forms: ↑slovenly (for: ↑sloven) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 4 Slut — This article is about the pejorative. For other uses, see Slut (disambiguation). Slut or slattern is a pejorative term applied to an individual who is considered to have loose sexual morals or who is sexually promiscuous. The term is generally… …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 slattern — I. n. Slut, drab, draggletail, slovenly woman. II. a. Slovenly, slatternly, sluttish …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 slattern — n. a slovenly woman. Derivatives: slatternly adj. slatternliness n. Etymology: 17th c.: rel. to slattering slovenly, f. dial. slatter to spill, slop, waste, frequent. of slat strike …

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  • 9 slattern — n 1. drab, draggletail, slut, trollop, Sl. slob, dowdy, frump, slovenly woman. 2. tramp, hussy, wanton, loose or fallen woman, woman of ill repute; harlot, strumpet, prostitute, whore, U.S. Sl. tart, streetwalker, Sl. hustler, Sl. hooker, lady of …

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  • 10 slut — noun Etymology: Middle English slutte Date: 15th century 1. chiefly British a slovenly woman 2. a. a promiscuous woman; especially prostitute b. a saucy girl ; minx • sluttish adjective …

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  • 11 cow — cow1 cowlike, adj. /kow/, n., pl. cows, (Archaic) kine. 1. the mature female of a bovine animal, esp. of the genus Bos. 2. the female of various other large animals, as the elephant or whale. 3. Informal. a domestic bovine of either sex and any… …

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  • 12 slut — /slut/, n. 1. a dirty, slovenly woman. 2. an immoral or dissolute woman; prostitute. [1375 1425; late ME slutte; cf. dial. slut mud, Norw (dial.) slutr sleet, impure liquid] * * * …

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  • 13 trollop — trollopy, adj. /trol euhp/, n. 1. an immoral or promiscuous woman, esp. a prostitute. 2. an untidy or slovenly woman; slattern. [1605 15; earlier trollops; perh. akin to TROLL1] * * * …

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  • 14 scrubber — Noun. 1. A coarse and sexually amenable or promiscuous woman. Derog. 2. An untidy, slovenly woman. Derog …

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  • 15 slut — [[t]slʌt[/t]] n. 1) sex a dirty, slovenly woman 2) sex a) a sexually immoral woman b) a prostitute • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME slutte; cf. dial. slut mud, Norw (dial.) slutr sleet, impure liquid …

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  • 16 trollop — trol•lop [[t]ˈtrɒl əp[/t]] n. 1) an immoral or promiscuous woman, esp. a prostitute 2) an untidy or slovenly woman; slattern • Etymology: 1605–15; earlier trollops; perh. akin to troll I …

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  • 17 slut — /slʌt / (say slut) noun 1. (derogatory) a woman who has many sexual partners. 2. a dirty, slovenly woman. 3. Obsolete a female dog; bitch. 4. Colloquial a man who has many sexual partners. 5. Colloquial a person who is indiscriminate and… …

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  • 18 trollop — /ˈtrɒləp / (say troluhp) noun 1. an untidy or slovenly woman; slattern. 2. an immoral woman; prostitute. {probably from troll1 (verb) …

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  • 19 slut — [slut] n. [ME slutte, prob. < Scand or LowG form akin to MLowG slote, ditch, mud puddle, Ice sluta, to dangle: for IE base see SLUG1] 1. a careless, dirty, slovenly woman; slattern 2. a sexually promiscuous woman: a derogatory or insulting… …

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  • 20 trol|lop — «TROL uhp», noun. 1. an untidy or slovenly woman; slattern. 2. a morally loose woman; slut. 3. = prostitute. (Cf. ↑prostitute) ╂[probably < troll1 in sense of “to trail, draggle”] …

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