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Adjective: slovenly (slovenlier,slovenliest)  slú-vun-lee
  1. Negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt
    "slovenly appearance";
    - frowsy, frowzy, schlumpy [N. Amer], slobbish [Brit]

Derived forms: slovenlier, slovenliest

See also: untidy

Encyclopedia: Slovenly