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slouch

slouch

 
 
pronunciation:
slaUch
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: slouched, slouches, slouching
definition 1: to sit, stand, or move with a bent, careless posture.
He slouches instead of standing straight.
similar words:
stoop
definition 2: to cause to droop or bend.
He slouched his back and put his head on the desk.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a bent or drooping posture or movement.
Her slouch made her look tired.
similar words:
stoop
definition 2: a person who is awkward, lazy, or without ability.
My friend is no slouch when it comes to riding horses.
derivations: slouchingly (adv.), sloucher (n.)