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Meaning of SLOUCH

Pronunciation:  slawch

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a stooping carriage in standing and walking
  2. [n]  an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions; "he's no slouch when it comes to baseball"
  3. [v]  walk slovenly
  4. [v]  assume a drooping posture or carriage

SLOUCH is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: slump
 See Also: bearing, carriage, droop, flag, incompetent, incompetent person, posture, sag, swag, walk



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Slouch\, n. [Cf. Icel. sl?kra slouching felloew, and E.
    slack, slug, a lazy fellow.]
    1. A hanging down of the head; a drooping attitude; a limp
       appearance; an ungainly, clownish gait; a sidewise
       depression or hanging down, as of a hat brim.
    2. An awkward, heavy, clownish fellow. [Colloq.]
    {Slouth hat}, a soft, limp hat of unstiffened cloth or felt.
  2. \Slouch\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slouched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To droop, as the head.
    2. To walk in a clumsy, lazy manner. [Colloq.]
  3. \Slouch\, v. t.
    To cause to hang down; to depress at the side; as, to slouth
    the hat.