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noun as in slob

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As to his being a sloven in dress, is that what they say about him?

She carried a sloven list that brought her port chains under, and she shouldered at her anchor like a drunken man at a post.

Besides, the appearance of a well-dressed man commands a certain degree of respect which would never be shown to a sloven.

A sloven, except on Sundays and courting-days, and then only clean on the outside.

He used to be quite a sloven in his dress; you know how very slovenly most American gentlemen are in their dress, at any rate.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sloven, such as: boor, lout, slattern, and draggletail.

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