\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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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 Take a fashion cue from Victoria Beckham, whose slouchy red dress, with asymmetric detailing and side slit, would work for the holiday and beyond. Kristin Larson,, "Fourth of July attire: Chic red, white and blue looks," 26 June 2018 Bike shorts—another Kardashian West staple—amped up the effect, while slouchy over-the-knee boots grounded the ensemble with a dressier, leg-lengthening finish. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kim Kardashian West Reveals a New Yeezy Look: Spandex and Slouchy Boots," 3 July 2018 Just one day after packing on the PDA while shopping together in N.Y.C., Grande showed off her love for Davidson on her Instagram story by wearing a slouchy sweatshirt with a photograph of her fiancé printed right across the front. Kaitlyn Frey,, "Ariana Grande Shows Love for Fiancé Pete Davidson by Wearing a Sweatshirt with His Face on It," 29 June 2018 Rimini is celebrated in slouchy knitwear with the city’s name in rainbow colors, worn with striped denim shorts layered over longer boxers. Washington Post, "Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair," 17 June 2018

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First Known Use of slouchy

circa 1693, in the meaning defined above

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