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slovenly

slovenly

slovenly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slovenly

Definition
(adj) negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt
Synonyms : frowsy , frowzy
Example Sentence
  • filled the door with her frowzy bulk
  • frowzy white hair
  • slovenly appearance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for slovenly

people of SLOVENIA(a country in europe) are known to be very untidy and careless people.
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by saif_mohmd

split the word as slove(stove) + enly(early) In the olden days,cooking was carried out on stoves which were very DIRTY,UNTIDY
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by k-electron

SLOW+LOVELY - she is so slow that does not want to be LOVELY/ does not groom herself. so she is slovenly.
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by userdce

if u r out of LOVE, u get shabby and not neat
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by namaskar

SLOWenly....A person who has slowed his growth is careless and Untidy....
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by nileshdive

slovenly means slipshod work..slovenly woven sweater..
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by srinpraveen

OVEN is always slovenly in some house
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by guswidgutts

: a SLOw person is careless and OVEN are usually untidy and dirty in most bakeries in india
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by nikhilparasher

slovenly - not evenly in dressing and more like a dirty oven
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by shalnew

Sounds like SLOPPY to me. Slovenly, thus can be inferred as Sloppy Dressing i.e. Untidy Dressing.
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by goodking210

The starts with slo always means careless.
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by shaktipada

Slovenly = slow + event; i.e doing carelessly the bill.
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by shaktipada

SLOVENLY = slow + event; The event is slow i.e. not synchronized.
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by shaktipada

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