slouchily


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slouch

 (slouch)
v. slouched, slouch·ing, slouch·es
v.intr.
1. To sit, stand, or walk with an awkward, drooping posture.
2. To droop or hang carelessly, as a hat.
v.tr.
To cause to droop; stoop.
n.
1. An awkward, drooping posture or gait.
2. Slang An awkward, lazy, or inept person: good at chess and no slouch at bridge, either.

[Origin unknown.]

slouch′er n.
slouch′i·ly adv.
slouch′i·ness n.
slouch′y adj.
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Adv.1.slouchily - in a slouchy manner; "slouchily dressed"
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