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[slˈʌvənlɪ], [slˈʌvənlɪ], [s_l_ˈʌ_v_ə_n_l_ɪ]

Synonyms for Slovenly:

impure (adjective)

blemished, defective, dirty, immoral, imperfect, impure, obscene, sordid, unclean.

neglectful (adjective)

bumbling, careless, clumsy, derelict, disregardful, forgetful, haphazard, hit-and-miss, inadvertent, inattentive, inconsiderate, neglectful, negligent, perfunctory, reckless, remiss, senile, shoddy, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy, thoughtless, unheedful, unmindful.

slovenly (adjective)

disheveled, messy, shabby, squalid, unkempt.

unclean (adjective)

crummy, defiled, dingy, disgusting, dusty, festering, fetid, filthy, foul, grimy, grubby, grungy, icky, infectious, insalubrious, mucky, muddy, murky, odious, offensive, putrid, scatological, scruffy, septic, smutty, toxic, unhygenic, unsanitary, untidy.

unfashionable (adjective)

dowdy, drab, frowzy, frumpy, tacky, unfashionable.

neglectfully (adverb)

carelessly, clumsily, forgetfully, haphazardly, inadvertently, inattentively, inconsiderately, neglectfully, negligently, perfunctorily, recklessly, remissly, shoddily, sloppily, thoughtlessly, unheedfully.

uncleanly (adverb)

dingily, dirtily, dustily, foully, grubbily, impurely, odiously, shabbily, smuttily, uncleanly, untidily.

unfashionably (adverb)

drably, frowzily, unfashionably.

Other synonyms and related words:

Immethodical, Indistinguished, Unhandsome, Unhandy, abject, accidentally, anarchical, anonymous, anyhow, anyway, awkward, barbaric, barbarous, base, beat-up, bedraggled, befouled, begrimed, besmeared, besmirched, blowsy, blowzy, botched, broke, bungling, careful, casual, casually, chaotic, cheesy, childish, chintzy, cluttered, common, complacency, complacent, confused, contemptible, cursory, deficient, delinquent, deranged, despicable, despised, destitute, detested, diffuse, dilapidated, dilatory, dirty and disheveled, disarranged, discourteous, dishevelled, disjointed, disliked, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, disreputable, dowdily, down-at-heel, down-at-the-heel, drabbletailed, draggle-tailed, draggled, draggletailed, dull, easygoing, erroneous, faulty, flatulent, floppy, frayed, frowsy, frumpish, fusty, gauche, gawky, genteel, graceless, grotty, gungy, half-assed, hastily, hated, heavy-handed, heedless, heedlessly, heel, helter-skelter, hit-or-miss, hoi polloi, idle, ignominious, impoverished, imprecise, improper, improvident, imprudent, imprudently, in rags, in straitened circumstances, inaccurate, inactive, incautiously, inconspicuous, incorrect, indifferent, indiscreet, indiscriminate, indolently, inefficient, inelegant, inexact, inexpert, infelicitous, informal, insignificant, insouciant, inverted, irresponsible, jumbled, lackadaisical, lax, lax negligent, lazily, left-handed, littered, loose, lousy, low, lubberly, lumpen, maladroit, mangy, mean, messed-up, messily, miry, miserable, moth-eaten, mussed, mussed-up, mussy, nameless, nasty, non-discriminatory, non-selective, obscure, old fashioned, on uppers, order, out, out at elbows, out of joint, outmoded, plebeian, poky, polluted, poor, promiscuous, puerile, raddled, ragged, raggedy, rambling, raunchy, rejected, repulsive, ruinous, rumpled, run-down, scraggly, scurvy, see arrange, seedy, shaggy, shapeless, sketchy, slack, slatternly, sleazy, slipshoddy, slipslop, slobbery, slobbish, slobby, slouchy, sloven, sluttish, smirchy, smoky, smudged, smudgy, smutchy, snuffy, soiled, solecistic, sooty, sorry, spotted, spotty, stained, strapped, styleless, sullied, supine, tackily, tasteless, tattered, tatty, threadbare, topsy-turvy, torn, tousled, trashy, truant, unarranged, unattractive, unbecoming, uncaring, unchic, uncivil, uncombed, unconscientious, unconsidered, uncool, uncourtly, uncritical, underbred, undiscriminating, unexceptional, unfastidious, unfeminine, unfussy, ungenteel, ungentlemanlike, ungentlemanly, ungrammatic, ungroomed, unimportant, unknown, unladylike, unmodish, unneat, unorganized, unpopular, unseemly, unselective, unsightly, unskillful, unstylish, unsymmetric, unsystematic, unthinking, unthorough, unwashed, unwittingly, unworkmanlike, washed-up, wild, wind-blown, worn, wretched, wrinkled.

Quotes for Slovenly:

  1. An artist cannot do anything slovenly Jane Austen.
  2. Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as 'A Man'. Fred Melamed.
  3. Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very drunk, and very slovenly William Wycherley.