British • informal
- A dirty, untidy, or slovenly person: ‘you lazy little slummock, you’ shouted MamMore example sentences
- Never have we seen gathered in one place such a collection of servants, underclass's, scoundrels, rogues, cads, mountebanks, didicoys, romanies, slummocks, sluts and slatterns, all indulging in acts of depravity and vile seediness.
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- Behave in a lazy, indolent, or clumsy way: you’ve slummocked in bed for weeksMore example sentences
- Donna watched as the huddled figure slummocked away into the bedroom again.
- On day 3, there was a small mutiny by the Commodore, who positively refused to go any further and demanded a morning of slummocking in Guildford.
- She slummocked through fifteen years of single motherhood.
mid 19th century: of unknown origin.