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slouch

slouch

 
 
pronunciation:
slaUch
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: slouched, slouches, slouching
definition: to sit, stand, or move with a bent, careless posture.
similar words:
slump, stoop
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to droop or bend.
similar words:
hang, stoop
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a bent, drooping, or awkward posture or movement.
similar words:
slump, stoop
definition 2: someone who is awkward, lazy, or inept.
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derivations: slouchingly (adv.), sloucher (n.)