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slovenly

slov·en·ly

slovenly

 
 
pronunciation:
sluh vn li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: careless or disgustingly dirty.
Her grubby fingernails, ill-fitting clothes, and overall slovenly appearance made it unlikely she would be hired as a receptionist.slovenly work habits
synonyms:
grubby, sloppy
antonyms:
careful, neat, tidy
similar words:
bedraggled, blowzy, careless, dirty, disheveled, frowzy, messy, unkempt, untidy
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part of speech: adverb
definition: in a careless or unclean way.
synonyms:
sloppily
similar words:
dirtily, frowzily, untidily
derivation: slovenliness (n.)