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slouchy

[ slou-chee ]
/ ˈslaʊ tʃi /
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adjective, slouch·i·er, slouch·i·est.

of or relating to a slouch or to a slouching manner, posture, etc.

RELATED WORDS

bowed, looped, rounded, arched, crooked, hooked, inclined, stooped, twisted, drooping, limp, round, arced, angled, wilted, contorted, hunched, warped, twined, slumped

Nearby words

slothfully, slotted spoon, slotter, slouch, slouch hat, slouchy, slough, slough off, slovak, slovakia, slovakian

Origin of slouchy

First recorded in 1685–95; slouch + -y1
Related formsslouch·i·ly, adverbslouch·i·ness, nounun·slouch·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for slouchy

slouchy

/ (ˈslaʊtʃɪ) /

adjective -ier or -iest

slouching; lazy
(of clothes) casual, soft, and relatively unstructured
Derived Formsslouchily, adverbslouchiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for slouchy

slouchy


adj.

1690s, from slouch + -y (2). Related: Slouchily; slouchiness.

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