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sloven

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noun slov·en \ˈslə-vən\

Definition of sloven

  1. :  one habitually negligent of neatness or cleanliness especially in personal appearance

Examples of sloven in a sentence

  1. <she's a sloven and he's a neat freak—it's a wonder they are able to live together>

Origin and Etymology of sloven

Middle English sloveyn slut, rascal, perhaps from Middle Dutch slof negligent


First Known Use: 15th century


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sloven

adjective slov·en

Definition of sloven

Examples of sloven in a sentence

  1. <the lawyer's sloven appearance led me to question his professionalism>

1815

First Known Use of sloven

1815


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