slouchy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj slouchy lacking stiffness in form or posture "a slouchy sweater"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Slouchy Slouching.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • slouchy Inclined to slouch; somewhat slouching.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Slouchy somewhat slouching
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. slókr, a slouching fellow; slakr, slack.

Usage

In literature:

It happened at a corner where the usual slouchy, shirt-sleeved loungers were congregated.
"The Rustlers of Pecos County" by Zane Grey
Heller was stuffing some birds and mice and was as slouchy, deliberate and as full of dry humor as any one I've ever seen.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Swarms of bearded, slouchy, broad-hatted men filled the train and crowded the platforms of the villages.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
A purpose showed in all the lines of his slouchy frame.
"The Escape of Mr. Trimm" by Irvin S. Cobb
It was amusing to see the slouchy negroes obey the soldiers' orders, for they had to be obeyed.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
An automobile, a long, slouchy black one, went whirling by with the tonneau full of girls.
"Stubble" by George Looms
It's the slouchy horse that breaks his kind owner's neck some day.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
He was attired in the usual fashion among the Indians, his dress looking slouchy and untidy.
"Camp-fire and Wigwam" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
She really was not bad looking, only dirty and mighty slouchy.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
But there seemed to be no one near except a sleepy, slouchy sailor in a seat immediately behind him.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
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In news:

Last week's funny pages found Pearls Before Swine auteur Stephan Pastis, who draws himself into his strip as a slouchy chain-smoker with a goatee and a backwards ball cap, feuding with a 9-year-old hate blogger.
Mixing the sexy top with slouchy pants keeps the style relaxed.
Slouchy chic on the runway in the Alexander Wang Spring 2010 show.
Row away that slouchy desk job.
While we'll always love our skinnies, slouchy trousers are a fresh option when it comes to pants this season.
Never one for shrinking violet ensembles, Rihanna makes a bold statement with a graphic t-shirt and slouchy trousers .
WHAT SHE WORE Larter looked leggy in a printed Isabel Marant mini, relaxed sweater, quilted clutch and slouchy booties at Wantful: Art of Giving Los Angeles.
Billy Reid is a master of effortless Southern style: the slouchy, untucked button downs, scuffed up saddle oxfords, plaids and polos.
' Photos from the set show that the Biebs' recent uniform of denim, black leather, nerdy glasses and a slouchy, sky blue beanie are still in full effect.
Score neon-hued ruffle tops, slouchy pants, LBD's, and boyfriend-inspired denim button-downs for super.
A slouchy pant that still holds up on the sophisticated front — with look-at-me racing stripes to add street cred — track trousers are the perfect combination of comfort and cool.
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