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Related to slattern: slatternly
An untidy, dirty woman.
[Perhaps from dialectal slattering, slovenly, present participle of dialectal slatter, to slop.]
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a slovenly woman or girl; slut
[C17: probably from slattering, from dialect slatter to slop; perhaps from Scandinavian; compare Old Norse sletta to slap]
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1. a slovenly, untidy woman.
2. a slut; harlot.
[1630–40; perhaps akin to dial. slatter to splash, spill, of uncertain orig.]
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|Noun||1.||slattern - a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets|
|2.||slattern - a dirty untidy woman|
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n → Schlampe f
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slattern[ˈslætən] n (old) (pej) → sciattona
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