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Definition of Slovenly


  1. a slovenly manner.

Slovenly Quotations

An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Jane Austen

Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it's right, it's easy. It's the other way round, too. If it's slovenly written, then it's hard to read. It doesn't give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader.
Maya Angelou

Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very drunk, and very slovenly.
William Wycherley

Most people call my style of dress slovenly, I call it extreme casual. If I didn't have a mother and a sister for the times I do have to get dressed, I would be absolutely lost.
Joshua Jackson

When I'm writing the first draft, I'm writing in a very slovenly way: anything to get the outline of the story on paper.
Pat Barker
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Slovenly Translations

slovenly in German is schlampig, schlampigen
slovenly in Swedish is sluskig, hafsig, slarvig
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