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Slouchy   Listen

Lacking stiffness in form or posture.

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"Slouchy" Quotes from Famous Books

... quick interest. Just then a girl a little older than herself came out of the kitchen door. Two long braids of straight brown hair hung over her shoulders, and her dress was slouchy and gypsy-like. She looked at Kit with quiet, steady scrutiny, and then questioningly over at the boys. But Kit herself ...
— Kit of Greenacre Farm • Izola Forrester

... own watch agreed with it, he fell to poking holes in the gravel again. A constant stream of people passed between the Odeon and the fountain. Priests in black, with silver-buckled shoes; line soldiers, slouchy and rakish; neat girls without hats bearing milliners' boxes, students with black portfolios and high hats, students with berets and big canes, nervous, quick-stepping officers, symphonies in turquoise ...
— The King In Yellow • Robert W. Chambers

... man. Well, he was a gawky, slouchy, shy farmer boy when he came to us. Of course the city life and popularity began to influence him. Then he met Nan. She made the Rube a worshipper. I first noticed a change in his clothes. He blossomed out in a new suit, white negligee, neat tie and a stylish straw hat. ...
— The Redheaded Outfield and Other Baseball Stories • Zane Grey

Words linked to "Slouchy" :   slouch, untidy

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