Definition of slouchy in English:

slouchy

Syllabification: slouch·y
Pronunciation: /ˈslouCHē/

adjective (slouchier, slouchiest)

1(Of an item of clothing) soft and relatively unstructured; not tight-fitting or rigid in shape: slouchy black suede boots slouchy cashmere socks
More example sentences
  • Karan paraded familiar slouchy knits over minis, sequin T-shirt dresses, kicky ruffled miniskirts and black-and-cream tweed miniskirted suits.
  • Also starring in the campaign is the "Knight" bag - a studded, slouchy leather tote that is due to be in stores in early August.
  • In fact, the slouchier, more relaxed cuts are clearly catching on.
2Characterized by a lazy, drooping posture: I followed three slouchy teenagers through the door
More example sentences
  • I'm a slouchy mope with the energy of a hungover sloth who's just completed the Sao Paulo marathon.
  • The platinum-blonde chameleon - who morphed from a slouchy beatnik to a feminine sophisticate in a shimmering top and strappy heels during the course of an evening - rounded out her single-encore set with a series of piano ballads and acoustic numbers.
  • Last year, he created a unique persona for his role as one of the guests, complete with a slouchy hips-forward posture that he was able to maintain during the scene's formal dances.

Derivatives

slouchiness

noun
More example sentences
  • The principal declared war on slouchiness: Students must obey a dress code, and they better not show up to class without a notebook and pencil.
  • Its basically an oversized shirt, and overpriced at that, but I dig the slouchiness and the cut out shoulders and the soft muted grey.
  • We offset the slouchiness of the sweatshirt with a very tailored, Ann Taylor pencil skirt.

Definition of slouchy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day salmanazar
Pronunciation: ˌsalməˈnazər
noun
a wine bottle twelve times the standard size...