slovenly woman


slovenly woman
noun
a dirty untidy woman
Syn: ↑slattern, ↑slut, ↑trollop
Derivationally related forms: ↑slatternly (for: ↑slattern)
Hypernyms: ↑slob, ↑sloven, ↑pig, ↑slovenly person

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  • slovenly — slov|en|ly [ˈslʌvənli] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: sloven dirty messy person (15 21 centuries), probably from Flemish sloovin woman of bad character ] lazy, untidy, and careless ▪ slovenly habits ▪ a large slovenly woman ▪ a slovenly way of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slovenly person — noun a coarse obnoxious person • Syn: ↑slob, ↑sloven, ↑pig • Derivationally related forms: ↑slovenly (for: ↑sloven) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slut — This article is about the pejorative. For other uses, see Slut (disambiguation). Slut or slattern is a pejorative term applied to an individual who is considered to have loose sexual morals or who is sexually promiscuous. The term is generally… …   Wikipedia

  • slut — c.1400, a dirty, slovenly, or untidy woman, probably cognate with dialectal Ger. Schlutt slovenly woman, dialectal Swed. slata idle woman, slut, and Du. slodder slut, but the ultimate origin is doubtful. Chaucer uses sluttish (late 14c.) in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • slattern — I. n. Slut, drab, draggletail, slovenly woman. II. a. Slovenly, slatternly, sluttish …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • wallydrag — [wā′lēdrā΄gəlwā′lē drag΄] n. [< ?] Scot. 1. a weak, underdeveloped creature 2. a slovenly person; esp., a slovenly woman: Also wallydraigle [wā′lēdrā΄gəl] …   English World dictionary

  • slattern — n. a slovenly woman. Derivatives: slatternly adj. slatternliness n. Etymology: 17th c.: rel. to slattering slovenly, f. dial. slatter to spill, slop, waste, frequent. of slat strike …   Useful english dictionary

  • slattern — n 1. drab, draggletail, slut, trollop, Sl. slob, dowdy, frump, slovenly woman. 2. tramp, hussy, wanton, loose or fallen woman, woman of ill repute; harlot, strumpet, prostitute, whore, U.S. Sl. tart, streetwalker, Sl. hustler, Sl. hooker, lady of …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • slut — noun Etymology: Middle English slutte Date: 15th century 1. chiefly British a slovenly woman 2. a. a promiscuous woman; especially prostitute b. a saucy girl ; minx • sluttish adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cow — cow1 cowlike, adj. /kow/, n., pl. cows, (Archaic) kine. 1. the mature female of a bovine animal, esp. of the genus Bos. 2. the female of various other large animals, as the elephant or whale. 3. Informal. a domestic bovine of either sex and any… …   Universalium