slovenly and untidy.
characteristic or suggestive of a slattern.
in the manner of a slattern.
noun 1. the act of furnishing with or making from slats. 2. a number of slats, taken as a whole. noun 1. a long thin, narrow strip of wood, metal, etc., used as a support for a bed, as one of the horizontal laths of a Venetian blind, etc. 2. Aeronautics. a control surface along […]
adjective, slatier, slatiest. 1. consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to slate. 2. having the color of slate. adjective slatier, slatiest 1. consisting of or resembling slate 2. having the colour of slate
noun 1. the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc., especially for food. 2. the brutal or violent killing of a person. 3. the killing of great numbers of people or animals indiscriminately; carnage: the slaughter of war. verb (used with object) 4. to kill or butcher (animals), especially for food. 5. to kill in […]
verb (used with object), slaked, slaking. 1. to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying. 2. to cool or refresh: He slaked his lips with ice. 3. to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm. 4. to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water. Compare slaked lime. 5. Obsolete. […]