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Meaning of SLATTERN

Pronunciation:  'slaturn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
  2. [n]  a dirty untidy woman
 

SLATTERN is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: floozie, floozy, hooker, hustler, slovenly woman, slut, street girl, streetwalker
 
 See Also: bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, pig, prostitute, slob, sloven, slovenly person, sporting lady, tart, trollop, whore, woman of the street, working girl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slat"tern\, n.
    A woman who is negligent of her dress or house; one who is
    not neat and nice.
    
    
  2. \Slat"tern\, a.
    Resembling a slattern; sluttish; slatterny. ``The slattern
    air.'' --Gay.
    
    
  3. \Slat"tern\, v. t.
    To consume carelessly or wastefully; to waste; -- with away.
    [R.] --Chesterfield.
    
    
 

 

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