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Sluttish   Listen
adjective
Sluttish  adj.  Like a slut; untidy; indecently negligent of cleanliness; disorderly; as, a sluttish woman. "Why is thy lord so slutish, I thee pray." "An air of liberal, though sluttish, plenty, indicated the wealthy farmer."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Sluttish" Quotes from Famous Books



... lain better, In which the merchant wails his bankrupt debtor. Your name approves you made for such like things, The number two no good divining brings. Angry, I pray that rotten age you racks, And sluttish white-mould overgrow the ...
— The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3) • Christopher Marlowe

... the trouble their children gave them, which complaint arose as much from maternal affection, as from any attention that the children required. The girls from their infancy have it instilled into them, that if they are sluttish or unhandy they will have none but a dull aukward fellow for their husband; I observed in all the nations I visited, that this threatening was never lost upon the ...
— History of Louisisana • Le Page Du Pratz

... daughter?"—"Oh, as for her, she is a mere slut, and besides she isn't dressed."—"No matter," said they; "where is she?"—Then she came out from behind the stove, and her stepmother hustled her and said, "Get along, thou sluttish hussy!"—Then they measured her with the slippers, and they fitted like gloves, whereupon the courtiers rejoiced exceedingly and ...
— Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales • Anonymous



Words linked to "Sluttish" :   blowzy, easy, blowsy, wanton, untidy, light, unchaste, loose, promiscuous, slatternly, sluttishness



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