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slovenly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of slovenly

  1. lacking neatness in dress or person <for the sake of their image, the band members transformed themselves from clean-cut lads to slovenly rockers> Synonyms blowsy (also blowzy), dowdy, frowsy (or frowzy), slobbish, slobby, sloven, sloppy, unkempt, untidyRelated Words slatternly; chaotic, cluttered, confused, disarranged, disheveled (or dishevelled), disordered, messed, messy, muddled, mussed, mussy, rumpled, shaggy, uncombed, wrinkled; shabby, sleazy; besmirched, blackened, dingy, dirty, filthy, foul, grimy, grubby, grungy, mucky, nasty, scroungy, scuzzy [slang], soiled, spotted, squalid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanlyNear Antonyms chic, fashionable, modish, stylish; combed, groomed; neat, ordered, orderly, tidy; careful, fastidious, fussy, meticulous; clean, cleaned, cleanly, immaculate, sparkling, spotless, stainless, unsoiled, unsulliedAntonyms dapper, dashing, dolled up, sharp, smart, spruce




slovenly

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slovenly

  1. in a careless or unfashionable manner <an employee who went overboard on dress-down day and was reprimanded for dressing slovenly on the job> Synonyms dowdily, sloppilyRelated Words slatternly; chaotically, messily, untidily; shabbily, sleazily; dingily, dirtily, filthily, foully, grubbily, nastilyNear Antonyms neatly, orderly, tidily; fashionably, modishly; carefully, fastidiously, fussily, meticulously; cleanly, immaculately, spotlesslyAntonyms nattily, sharply, smart, smartly, sprucely




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