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slovenly

Pronunciation: /ˈslʌvənli/

Translation of slovenly in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-lier, -liest)

  • [work/grammar] descuidado; [person] desaliñado, desaseado
    Example sentences
    • Yet despite his slovenly appearance, somehow Araki is always followed by lovely young ladies in kimonos and gangs of sharp-dressed yes men.
    • But, you also say that the big boss doesn't take your co-worker's slovenly appearance quite as seriously as you do.
    • The primary point of the character is to provide a source of gross-out humor, as the group reacts to his slovenly appearance and phlegmy cough.
    Example sentences
    • But T-shirts stretched over protruding bellies, shorts exposing hairy legs, and toes sprouting out of sandals are not casual - they're slovenly.
    • Then again, if he's objecting to your haphazard grammar and slovenly spelling, he has a point.
    • You can't let it out of control, though, otherwise you'll grow slovenly and disgusting.

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