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1. negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt;
- Example: "filled the door with her frowzy bulk"
- Example: "frowzy white hair"
- Example: "slovenly appearance"
[syn: frowsy, frowzy, slovenly]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slovenly \Slov"en*ly\, a. 1. Having the habits of a sloven; negligent of neatness and order, especially in dress. [1913 Webster] A slovenly, lazy fellow, lolling at his ease. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. Characteristic of a sloven; lacking neatness and order; evincing negligence; as, slovenly dress. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slovenly \Slov"en*ly\, adv. a slovenly manner. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

88 Moby Thesaurus words for "slovenly": barbarous, beat-up, bedraggled, blowsy, blowzy, botched, bungling, careless, chintzy, clumsy, deficient, dilapidated, dingy, dirty, disheveled, dowdy, down-at-heel, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, dusty, erroneous, faulty, frowsy, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, grimy, grubby, grungy, half-assed, haphazard, hit-and-miss, hit-or-miss, imprecise, improper, in rags, incorrect, infelicitous, informal, loose, lumpen, messy, miry, muddy, mussy, negligent, poky, promiscuous, ragged, raggedy, raunchy, ruinous, scraggly, scruffy, seedy, shabby, shoddy, slack, slapdash, slatternly, sleazy, slipshod, slipshoddy, slobbery, sloppy, sloven, sluttish, smirchy, smoky, smudgy, smutchy, smutty, snuffy, solecistic, sooty, sordid, squalid, tacky, tattered, uncombed, unfastidious, ungrammatic, unkempt, unneat, unsightly, unthorough, untidy