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  • clean
  • ordered
  • organized
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How to use slovenly in a sentence

You are thinking that someone as slovenly as I am must be a pain to live with.
GENE WEINGARTEN: DON’T JUST FIX THE PROBLEM. KLUGE IT.GENE WEINGARTENMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A toilet may be as offensive to good taste and propriety by being too elaborate, as by being slovenly.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Paper is cheap, and a half sheet looks both mean and slovenly.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The park is one of the largest in England, but it showed many evidences of neglect and slovenly care.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
In France there is no such excuse, and therefore there should be no such slovenly waste.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
His manner of carrying is as slovenly as all his other management.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Many a good drawing has its appearance spoiled through being slovenly dimensioned.
AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
His drawing was often very incorrect, and his execution slovenly.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Rather different from those wretched, slovenly-looking affairs you see further down.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Homer is described by one of the ancients to have been of a slovenly and neglected mien and habit; so was Virgil.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO SLOVENLY

  • decrepit
  • dilapidated
  • dirty
  • disheveled
  • disordered
  • dowdy
  • drenched
  • dripping
  • faded
  • messy
  • muddied
  • muddy
  • run down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • sodden
  • soiled
  • stained
  • sullied
  • tacky
  • tattered
  • threadbare
  • untidy
  • wet
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