slovenly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slovenly
people of SLOVENIA(a country in europe) are known to be very untidy and careless people.
split the word as slove(stove) + enly(early) In the olden days,cooking was carried out on stoves which were very DIRTY,UNTIDY
SLOW+LOVELY - she is so slow that does not want to be LOVELY/ does not groom herself. so she is slovenly.
SLOWenly....A person who has slowed his growth is careless and Untidy....
slovenly means slipshod work..slovenly woven sweater..
OVEN is always slovenly in some house
: a SLOw person is careless and OVEN are usually untidy and dirty in most bakeries in india
slovenly - not evenly in dressing and more like a dirty oven
Sounds like SLOPPY to me. Slovenly, thus can be inferred as Sloppy Dressing i.e. Untidy Dressing.
The starts with slo always means careless.
Slovenly = slow + event; i.e doing carelessly the bill.
SLOVENLY = slow + event; The event is slow i.e. not synchronized.