slouchy

adjective
\ ˈslau̇-chē \
slouchier; slouchiest

Definition of slouchy

: lacking erectness or stiffness (as in form or posture) a slouchy sweater slouchy figures waiting in line

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Other Words from slouchy

slouchily \ ˈslau̇-​chə-​lē \ adverb
slouchiness \ ˈslau̇-​chē-​nəs \ noun

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From left: Sunnei’s super-slouchy sweater; a boldly striped take at Marni; Acne Studios’s tan version. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "A Guide to the Most Wearable—and Unwearable—Men’s Trends for 2019," 24 Jan. 2019 Pair yours up with your bf's plaid shirt and some slouchy denim for casual grunge feels. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "10 Instagram-Worthy Ways to Wear Boyfriend Jeans," 8 Jan. 2019 Cute white cropped jacket…comfy slouchy sweatpants…signature Dad sneakers…but wait a second. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Photo of Gigi Hadid's "Missing" Belly Button Is a Total Optical Illusion," 13 Jan. 2019 The curved heel and slouchy suede of her knee-high Babs boot, on the other hand, leans a bit more ’80s—ditto the white faux-croc Kati boots with a similar low heel. Emily Farra, Vogue, "The Designer Behind Rag & Bone’s Cult-Favorite Boot Is Branching Out With Her Own Line," 1 Oct. 2018 Steal her Coachella style by throwing a studded moto over your girliest slip dress for a touch of toughness. 2. Off-the-shoulder A slouchy leather jacket is Instagram's secret to a perfectly casual OOTD. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "10 Genius Ways You Should Be Wearing Your Leather Jacket for Fall," 27 June 2018 Signature handbags included pink and purple clutches with bright red hearts, slouchy gingham totes, and yellow and green bucket bags with cutout leather shapes. Brooke Lefferts, Fox News, "Kate Spade, the company, honors late style icon at New York Fashion Week show," 10 Sep. 2018 Communal spaces include a fully-stocked lounge and library that provide a variety of environments and experiences, including relaxation, a notion borrowed from the dot-com world, without being slouchy or juvenile. Tim Gavan, WSJ, "New Corporate-Office Design: No Ping-Pong, But Not Uptight," 31 Aug. 2018 While much of the collection clung to Mrs. West's famous frame, other pieces—slouchy neon orange tops, mock-necks, and cargo pants—offered new spins on prior seasons’ exaggerated unisex sizing. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kim Kardashian West and Kylie Jenner Continue to Roll Out Yeezy Season 7 for the Paparazzi," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of slouchy

circa 1693, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slouchy was circa 1693

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