Synonyms of slovenly in English:



  • 1 he was upbraided for his slovenly appearance
    [Antonyms] tidy neat
  • 2 his work is slovenly and his manners are unsatisfactory
    careless, slapdash, slipshod, disorganized, unorganized, unsystematic, unmethodical, haphazard, hit-or-miss, untidy, messy, thoughtless, negligent, neglectful, lax, lackadaisical, slack
    informal sloppy, slap-happy, couldn't-care-less
    [Antonyms] careful meticulous painstaking
  • Definition of slovenly in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Word of the day flippant
    Pronunciation: ˈflipənt
    not showing a serious or respectful attitude