- 1 (droop shoulders) don't slouch!¡ponte derecho!he was sitting/standing slouched over his drinkestaba sentado/de pie inclinado sobre el vasoI found her slouched in an armchairla encontré repatingada or (Spain) repantigada en un sillón
- 2 (walk) (+ adverb complement) he slouched into/out of the roomentró en/salió de la habitación arrastrando los piesshe slouched off down the streetse marchó calle abajo arrastrando los piesExample sentences
- He stood slouched against one of the set's walls, his hands in his pockets and his feet crossed at the ankles.
- She demanded again, and poked Greg in the arm until he stopped slouching, moved up to the suit, and yanked off the helmet.
- In the best-known photograph of him, he slouches with one lazy hand on his rifle, sporting a squint that makes him seem none too bright.
- 1 (of posture) he walks with a slouchcamina con los hombros caídosExample sentences
- I have a slight slouch, but that shouldn't count against me, should it?
- Chris, who was already waiting there, removed his hands from behind his head and sat up, for he had been positioned in a lazy slouch.
- My back ached and for the first time, I recognized the slouch in my posture.
- 2 (of person) [colloquial]to be no slouchno ser manco [colloquial]she's no slouch when it comes to …no se queda atrás cuando se trata de …no es manca cuando se trata de … [colloquial]Example sentences
- And big city police forces are no slouches either.
- And few of those hold a candle to magnificent Ms. Jones and her mighty Dap-Kings, a collective powerhouse on stage and no slouches in the studio either.
- The competition deserves a higher status than it has had in the past, because the clubs involved in it are certainly no slouches.
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