\ 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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Now, dressing like a cool dad is on trend, and many guys have started to experiment with pleats, slouchy trousers, and all manner of looser silhouettes. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "Benedict Cumberbatch Got a Goddamn Fit Off," 21 May 2018 Comfy jeans, a slouchy tee, and cosy jumpers for a full day of interviews? Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Sophie Turner's Contrast Stitch LBD in Front of the Eiffel Tower Is Such a Look," 26 Apr. 2019 Shop the look: Mango Leather High-Leg Boots, $249.99 $124.99, Mango Celebrities can't get enough of the slouchy boot silhouette. Avery Matera, Glamour, "17 Ways to Wear Thigh-High Boots This Winter," 11 Jan. 2019 Her slouchy leather black kitten heel boots are from Neil J. Rodgers' eponymous line. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Look Is Money: How Three Fashion Editors Dress for Work," 19 Apr. 2019 Back in May, Kendall Jenner was spotted out on a Citi Bike in a slouchy sweater and denim Bermudas, which felt like a cousin of the thigh-hugging biker short. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Miniskirts vs. Bermuda Shorts: Which Summer Denim Trend Is Best?," 26 July 2018 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

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First Known Use of slouchy

circa 1693, in the meaning defined above

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