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sloven

noun slov·en \ ˈslə-vən \

Definition of sloven

: 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

sloven Synonyms

Synonyms

slob;

Antonyms

neatnik;


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sloven

adjective

Definition of sloven

Examples of sloven in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of sloven

1815

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