slovenly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sloven +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈslʌv.ən.li/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈslʊv.ən.li/, /ˈslɒv.ən.li/
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  • Hyphenation: slo‧ven‧ly

Adjective[edit]

slovenly (comparative slovenlier, superlative slovenliest)

  1. Having an untidy appearance; unkempt.
  2. Dirty, unwashed; disorderly.
  3. Careless or negligent; sloppy.

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Adverb[edit]

slovenly (comparative more slovenly, superlative most slovenly)

  1. In a slovenly manner.