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slov·en·ly

slovenly

 
 
pronunciation:
sluh vn li
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part of speech: adjective
definition: careless or disgustingly dirty.
Her boss fired her for her slovenly work habits.After a week in the wilderness, his appearance was becoming slovenly.
synonyms:
grubby, sloppy
antonyms:
careful, neat, tidy
similar words:
bedraggled, careless, dirty, disheveled, messy
derivation: slovenliness (n.)
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