slouchy

adjective
\ ˈslau̇-chē How to pronounce slouchy (audio) \
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 How to pronounce slouchily (audio) \ adverb
slouchiness \ ˈslau̇-​chē-​nəs How to pronounce slouchiness (audio) \ noun

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In another photo captured from the set, Laura Dern is seen wearing a gold pleated dress paired with tinted sunglasses and a slouchy metallic hat. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "New Photos from the Set of Big Little Lies Season Two Tease Another Costume Party," 6 Mar. 2019 Try a plush knit over a wool-blend midi skirt and a pair of slouchy knee-high boots for a polished look that's comfortable and castle-worthy. Nicola Fumo, Town & Country, "What to Pack for an Irish Getaway," 4 Mar. 2019 The shoes are super versatile and effortlessly chic, with a slouchy shape and exaggerated pull tab on the back. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Braved the Mud in High Heeled Boots to Pet Horses in Morocco," 25 Feb. 2019 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

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First Known Use of slouchy

circa 1693, in the meaning defined above

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