slouchy

[ slou-chee ]
/ ˈslaʊ tʃi /

adjective, slouch·i·er, slouch·i·est.

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

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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