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slat·tern

 (slăt′ərn)
n.
An untidy, dirty woman.

[Perhaps from dialectal slattering, slovenly, present participle of dialectal slatter, to slop.]

slattern

(ˈslætən)
n
a slovenly woman or girl; slut
[C17: probably from slattering, from dialect slatter to slop; perhaps from Scandinavian; compare Old Norse sletta to slap]
ˈslatternly adj
ˈslatternliness n

slat•tern

(ˈslæt ərn)

n.
1. a slovenly, untidy woman.
2. a slut; harlot.
[1630–40; perhaps akin to dial. slatter to splash, spill, of uncertain orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slattern - a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, prostitute, sporting lady, tart, whore, woman of the street, working girl - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
2.slattern - a dirty untidy womanslattern - a dirty untidy woman      
slob, sloven, slovenly person, pig - a coarse obnoxious person

slattern

noun
A vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety:
Slang: floozy.
Translations

slattern

[ˈslætən] Nmujer f dejada, mujer f sucia, pazpuerca f

slattern

nSchlampe f

slattern

[ˈslætən] n (old) (pej) → sciattona
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Yes, sir, yes," said Bartle, rising, and taking off his spectacles, "I'll do that, I'll do that; though the mother's a whimpering thing--I don't like to come within earshot of her; however, she's a straight-backed, clean woman, none of your slatterns.
She might scruple to make use of the words, but she must and did feel that her mother was a partial, ill-judging parent, a dawdle, a slattern, who neither taught nor restrained her children, whose house was the scene of mismanagement and discomfort from beginning to end, and who had no talent, no conversation, no affection towards herself; no curiosity to know her better, no desire of her friendship, and no inclination for her company that could lessen her sense of such feelings.
He thought of Cronshaw bound to a vulgar slattern, and he shuddered with dismay .
The rest of we slatterns know life's too short to shift the settee and vacuum up a 2009 edition of the Radio Times, PS3.
standing at the doors of wretched little houses gossiping with other slatterns or screeching for their small children playing among the filth".
Der Spiegel was fretting over the internal contradictions of sexual hedonism in a multicultural age: Can you have thousands of young men in northern England in loveless marriages to women they never previously knew from their families' home villages back in Mirpur living alongside underdressed Brit slatterns staggering around in miniskirts and fishnets?
of opening more virgin Moors and more muddy slatterns,
To see Fred Rogers--the auteur of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, a kiddie hangout so tranquil it made Dick and Jane's green-and-white house look like a crack den--as one of the forefathers of HBO and its collection of homicidal loons and lubricious slatterns, for example, takes a very special understanding of television.
The anti-fur movement has been driven largely by an aggressive advertising campaign that uses famous slatterns and drug addicts from the film and music industries as its representatives.
We barreled by a park where I knew slatterns with battle-ax faces prowled the streets and when we bussed under the interstate and ascended the hill up Arlington Avenue I knew where we were going.
Moreover, even women who are only concerned with the way they look tend to attract limitless, all-consuming love more often than slatterns.
Apparently, shopping round local stores in nightwear is a growing habit - but shouldn't someone on high tell these slatterns that the huge majority of employed mothers take coping with a family's morning routine for granted, manage to dress themselves neatly for the school run, and then put in a day's work.