verb (used without object)
to sit or stand with an awkward, drooping posture.
to move or walk with loosely drooping body and careless gait.
to have a droop or downward bend, as a hat.
verb (used with object)
to cause to droop or bend down, as the shoulders or a hat.
a drooping or bending forward of the head and shoulders; an awkward, drooping posture or carriage.
an awkward, clumsy, or slovenly person.
a lazy, inept, or inefficient person.
(intransitive) to sit or stand with a drooping bearing
(intransitive) to walk or move with an awkward slovenly gait
(transitive) to cause (the shoulders) to droop
a drooping carriage
(usually used in negative constructions) (informal) an incompetent or slovenly person: he’s no slouch at football
noun 1. a soft hat often made of felt and having a supple, usually broad brim. noun 1. any soft hat with a brim that can be pulled down over the ears, esp an Australian army hat with the left side of the brim turned up
adjective, slouchier, slouchiest. 1. of or relating to a slouch or to a slouching manner, posture, etc. adjective -ier, -iest 1. slouching; lazy 2. (of clothes) casual, soft, and relatively unstructured
noun 1. an area of soft, muddy ground; swamp or swamplike region. 2. a hole full of mire, as in a road. 3. Also, slew, slue. Northern U.S. and Canadian. a marshy or reedy pool, pond, inlet, backwater, or the like. 4. a condition of degradation, despair, or helplessness. noun 1. the outer layer of […]
noun 1. the outer layer of the skin of a snake, which is cast off periodically. 2. Pathology. a mass or layer of dead tissue separated from the surrounding or underlying tissue. 3. anything that is shed or cast off. 4. Cards. a discard. verb (used without object) 5. to be or become shed or […]