slovenly

slovenly
1. a неопрятный, грязный, неряшливый

slovenly in appearance — неопрятно выглядящий

2. a небрежный, неаккуратный

done in a slovenly way — сделанный кое-как

3. a ленивый, инертный

slovenly in thought — не желающий думать;

4. adv редк. неопрятно, неряшливо
5. adv редк. небрежно, неаккуратно, кое-как

the manager started in on the team for slovenly, unaggressive play — менеджер стал отчитывать команду за небрежную, неактивную игру

Синонимический ряд:
1. careless (adj.) bedraggled; botchy; careless; dirty; disheveled; dishevelled; disorderly; faulty; ill-kempt; messy; mussy; raunchy; shabby; slapdash; slipshod; slobbery; sloppy; sloven; uncombed; unfastidious; unkempt; unneat; unthorough; untidy
2. inattentive (adj.) forgetful; heedless; inaccurate; inattentive; indiscreet; neglectful; reckless; slack
Антонимический ряд:
dapper; painstaking

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Смотреть что такое "slovenly" в других словарях:

  • Slovenly — Slov en*ly, a. 1. Having the habits of a sloven; negligent of neatness and order, especially in dress. [1913 Webster] A slovenly, lazy fellow, lolling at his ease. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. Characteristic of a sloven; lacking neatness and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slovenly — Slov en*ly, adv. a slovenly manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slovenly — [sluv′ən lē] adj. slovenlier, slovenliest 1. characteristic of a sloven 2. careless in appearance, habits, work, etc.; untidy; slipshod adv. in a slovenly manner slovenliness n …   English World dictionary

  • slovenly — index disorderly, lax, negligent, slipshod, sordid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • slovenly — 1510s, low, base, lewd, later untidy, dirty (1560s), from SLOVEN (Cf. sloven) + LY (Cf. ly) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • slovenly — *slipshod, unkempt, disheveled, sloppy Analogous words: *slatternly, dowdy, frowzy, blowsy: *indifferent, unconcerned: *negligent, neglectful, slack, lax, remiss Contrasted words: *orderly, methodical: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • slovenly — is used as both adjective and adverb; the form slovenlily would be too awkward and is not used …   Modern English usage

  • slovenly — [adj] dirty, disordered bedraggled, botched, careless, dingy, disheveled, disorderly, dowdy, down at the heel*, frowzy*, frumpy*, grody*, grubby, grungy*, heedless, icky*, loose, messed up*, messy, mussy, negligent, pigpen*, raunchy, seedy, slack …   New thesaurus

  • slovenly — ► ADJECTIVE 1) untidy and dirty. 2) careless; excessively casual. DERIVATIVES slovenliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • slovenly — UK [ˈslʌv(ə)nlɪ] / US adjective Word forms slovenly : adjective slovenly comparative slovenlier superlative slovenliest careless, or untidy slovenly habits a slovenly man Derived word: slovenliness noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • slovenly — adjective Date: circa 1568 1. a. untidy especially in personal appearance b. lazily slipshod < slovenly in thought > 2. characteristic of a sloven < slovenly habits > • slovenliness noun • slovenly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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