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slatternly

[ slat-ern-lee ]
/ ˈslæt ərn li /
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adjective

slovenly and untidy.
characteristic or suggestive of a slattern.

adverb

in the manner of a slattern.

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Origin of slatternly

First recorded in 1670–80; slattern + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM slatternly

slat·tern·li·ness, noun
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