Origin of slatternly
Examples from the Web for slatternly
A couple of slatternly women were talking to Mrs. Rykman about "the Palmer row."Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Perhaps it was more comfortable than the slatternly wives and crying children.Hope Mills|Amanda M. Douglas
Besides, a man who has no foppery at twenty will be a slatternly, dirty-collar, unbrushed-coat man at forty.Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow|Jerome K. Jerome
What does matter is, that she is careless, inclined to be slatternly, and has no idea of precision either in speech or work.A Poor Man's House|Stephen Sydney Reynolds
There were five children, ranging in age from ten down to two, and the mother looked the very picture of slatternly discomfort.