adjective \ˈslth-fəl, ˈsläth- also ˈslōth-\

Definition of SLOTHFUL

:  inclined to sloth :  indolent
sloth·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
sloth·ful·ness noun

Examples of SLOTHFUL

  1. <his overly lax managerial style has resulted in a department that is slothful and unproductive>

First Known Use of SLOTHFUL

15th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: sloth monkey
Previous Word in the Dictionary: sloth bear
All Words Near: slothful

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up slothful? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).