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Synonyms for slovenly
ˈslʌv ən lisloven·ly

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slovenly

    Synonyms:
    dirty, disorderly, dowdy, negligent, rough, rude, slouchy, soiled, uncared for, unkempt, untidy

    Antonyms:
    clean, cleanly, dapper, natty, neat, nice, orderly, prim, spruce, tidy, trim

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slovenly

    Synonyms:
    loose, negligent, disorderly, untidy, unclean, sluttish, slatternly

    Antonyms:
    trim, neat, careful, orderly, tidy, precise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frowsy, frowzy, slovenlyadjective

    negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt

    "filled the door with her frowzy bulk"; "frowzy white hair"; "slovenly appearance"

    Synonyms:
    frowsy, frowzy

    Antonyms:
    tidy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slovenlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    untidy, unclean, dowdy, not neat

  2. slovenlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    disorderly, loose

  3. slovenlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    perfunctory, heedless, reckless, careless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slovenlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    untidy, disorderly, frowzy, careless

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4328dirty
#5227loose
#5548rough
#12199rude
#25698negligent
#35691soiled
#37000unclean
#39319disorderly
#75681dowdy
#78819untidy
#92737unkempt
#148134slovenly
#199909slouchy
#322001sluttish

How to use slovenly in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    A slovenly man named Joe Crowley got his ass kicked by a young woman who had a lot of energy, she had a lot of energy. I guess he didn't see it. They couldn't find him.

  2. Mary McCarthy:

    The American, if he has a spark of national feeling, will be humiliated by the very prospect of a foreigner's visit to Congress -- these, for the most part, illiterate hacks whose fancy vests are spotted with gravy, and whose speeches, hypocritical, unctuous, and slovenly, are spotted also with the gravy of political patronage, these persons are a reflection on the democratic process rather than of it; they expose it in its process rather than of it; they expose it in its underwear.

  3. James Kelly:

    A ragged colt may prove a good horse. And so may an untoward slovenly boy prove a decent and useful man.

  4. Jane Austen, Letter to Cassandra, 25 November 1798:

    An artist cannot do anything slovenly.

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Translations for slovenly

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  • nachlässig, schluderig, schlampigGerman
  • descuidado, dejadoSpanish
  • lohe, hoolitsemataEstonian
  • sotkuinen, suruton, hoitamaton, epäsiistiFinnish
  • bâclé, négligé, sale, dépeignéFrench
  • leibideachIrish
  • trascurato, sciatto, sporco, sudicioItalian
  • netīrīgsLatvian
  • hakuhakutai, hakurara, hakirara, taruwekaMāori
  • гнасен, нечист, распашан, неуреден, запустенMacedonian
  • slordig, onverzorgd, vuilDutch
  • muxibento, mulambentoPortuguese
  • небрежный, неаккуратный, грязный, неопрятный, неряшливыйRussian
  • sjabbig, hafsig, slarvigSwedish

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