\ 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

Examples of slouchy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The relaxed-fit dress features a trapeze cut and tie-keyhole neckline that creates a slouchy-meets-sophisticated look. NBC News, "Best summer dresses to shop in 2020, according to experts," 22 June 2020 The ads popping up on Facebook and emails in my inbox offer sales on leggings, linen pants with elastic waistbands, slouchy tops and slip-on shoes. Karina Bland, azcentral, "After the pandemic, will we give up sweatpants for real clothes?," 2 June 2020 The sides of the bag are casual and slouchy, but the flat bottom has metal feet so the bag can be set on the ground as needed. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Best Tote Bags, Whether You're Traveling or Grocery Shopping," 6 Apr. 2020 This modern statement piece takes bath robes to the next level with playful touches like white piping and a slouchy hood. Madison Roberts, Condé Nast Traveler, "Hotel Robes for Vacation-Level Comfort at Home," 24 Apr. 2020 Zoë, meanwhile, went more understated with a slouchy black suit and simple white top underneath. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Lenny and Zoë Kravitz Prove They’re the Coolest Father-Daughter Duo," 29 Aug. 2019 It's made from ultra-soft leather that creates a slouchy look and feel. Madeline Diamond, Travel + Leisure, "Customize Your Favorite Purse With This Unique Monogram Technique," 7 Apr. 2020 Most wanted from the collection, though, is likely to be the hair bows, CC tights, and, best of all, the new pirate knee-high boots, which were made of slouchy black leather with a brown or black fold-over at the top. Gabrielle Korn,, "Chanel Kicks Off Paris Fashion Week’s Last Day In The Coolest New Pirate Boots," 3 Mar. 2020 Note the expert accessorizing: hoop earrings, a flying unicorn brooch (which appears to be ABODI's logo), a slouchy brown clutch, and a fluffy white coat to keep things winter appropriate. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Gabrielle Union Looked Flawless in a Glittery Cardigan and Matching Trousers," 17 Feb. 2020

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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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“Slouchy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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