Examples of slavish in a Sentence
a politician and his slavish followers
He has been criticized for his slavish devotion to the rules.
Recent Examples of slavish from the Web
BioWare seemingly thought that sort of slavish devotion to the stylus was a great idea.
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SLAVISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slavish for English Language Learners
: copying or following someone or something completely without any attempt to be original or independent
SLAVISH Defined for Kids
Definition of slavish for Students
: following, copying, or accepting something or someone without questioning slavish imitators
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