slouch

Part of speech: adjective

Slouchy.

Part of speech: verb

To hang or droop carelessly; move in negligent and clumsy way.

Part of speech: noun

Negligent or clumsy movement.

Part of speech: noun

An awkward, clownish fellow.

Part of speech: adverb

Slouchily.

Part of speech: noun

Slouchiness.

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Usage examples "slouch":

  1. Charling had grown very tired, and Harry had carried her on his back for the last mile or two- resting often, because Charling was a strong, healthy child, and, as he phrased it, " no slouch of a weight." - "The Literary Sense", E. Nesbit.
  2. What he points out is a long- haired, gray- whiskered old guy, with a faded overcoat slung over his shoulders like a cape, and an old slouch hat pulled down over his eyes. - "Shorty McCabe on the Job", Sewell Ford.
  3. Earls is the third from the top of the heap, but lords ain't no slouch; it's a right neat little title, and them that has it can turn round in most any company. - "The Prodigal Judge", Vaughan Kester.