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v. slouched, slouch·ing, slouch·es
1. To sit, stand, or walk with an awkward, drooping posture.
2. To droop or hang carelessly, as a hat.
To cause to droop; stoop.
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.


adj, -ier or -iest
1. slouching; lazy
2. (of clothes) casual, soft, and relatively unstructured
ˈslouchily adv
ˈslouchiness n


(ˈslaʊ tʃi)

adj. slouch•i•er, slouch•i•est.
resembling a slouch or a slouching manner, posture, etc.
slouch′i•ly, adv.
slouch′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slouchy - lacking stiffness in form or posture; "a slouchy sweater"
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
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But Fun See was delightfully Chinese from his junk-like shoes to the button on his pagoda hat; for he had got himself up in style, and was a mass of silk jackets and slouchy trousers.
"If I was the President, I 'd make a law to shut up all boys till they were grown; for they certainly are the most provoking toads in the world," said Fanny, as she watched the slouchy figure of her brother strolling down the street.
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This one is PS95 at French Connection 3 GET SHIRTY For a buttoned-up look try this Glenn western-style blouse, PS30, 4 FRONTIER FLARE This denim midi skirt will look great with slouchy knee-high boots, PS34, 5 BEST WESTERN Team this belted dress with trainers not cowboy boots to avoid looking like you are off to a fancy dress party, PS20, George at Asda 6 WHITE HOT We reckon Dolly Parton would love these.
They added: "From hanky-hem midis to pussy-bow blouses, the revered trend has transitioned into our AW18 wardrobes - we'll be wearing ours with denim and slouchy knits."
This season, we love the bras and leggings edged with gold stripes, and the slouchy slogan tees and hoodies.
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But we're not talking constrictive jackets and pencil skirts - right now, a slouchy oversized blazer should be top of your shopping list.