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

Other Words from slouchy

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

Examples of slouchy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pair an easy, slouchy silhouette with statement shoes and accessories that are guaranteed to turn heads. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 24 Aug. 2022 Pitt's take on summer casual at the time included a slouchy linen suit in a peachy-keen color. Shafiq Najib, Peoplemag, 21 Aug. 2022 Consumers were bombarded with images of A-list celebrities and style icons in slouchy home attire. Aleks Cvetkovic, Robb Report, 4 Sep. 2022 Meanwhile, Gigi wore a vibrant all-red look, featuring a spaghetti-strap tank and matching slouchy pants by Simon Miller. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 3 Sep. 2022 While figure-hugging jeans once defined denim, the name of the game is comfort with a slouchy pair. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 24 Aug. 2022 Cater to their slouchy style of relaxation by choosing furniture with casual shapes and plush textures, like in this hangout zone designed by Emily Henderson. Alyssa Longobucco, House Beautiful, 19 Aug. 2022 Plus, there are made-for-inclement-weather stompers to pair with everything from slouchy denim to miniskirts for an au courant look. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 July 2022 The model, 20, wore a classic black bikini with slouchy black bottoms over top. Emma Becker, Peoplemag, 8 Aug. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

25 Sep 2022

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“Slouchy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slouchy. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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