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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslovenlyslov‧en‧ly /ˈslʌvənli/ adjective  LAZYlazy, untidy, and careless slovenly habits a large slovenly woman a slovenly way of speakingslovenliness noun [uncountable]
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slovenlyTheir landlady was fat and slovenly.On top of that there was the slovenly, almost token, way they had drawn the first covert.She was fat, slovenly, and out of shape.Their table manners perfectly reflect the slovenly appearance.The aide was hired to keep the governor's slovenly brother out of the public eye.Ridgery Butts was a slovenly, poor village, clay and thatch hovels clustered about its church and windmill.It was a way to guarantee that slovenly practices and inefficiencies would become even more firmly entrenched.Aldo gave a slovenly salute and left.She was attractive in a plump, slovenly way, with a mass of jet-black curls, dark eyes and brown skin.
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