Slow"en*ly\, a. 1. Having the habits of a sloven; negligent of neatness and order, especially in dress.

A slovenly, lazy fellow, bolling at his ease. --L'Estrange.

2. Characteristic of a solven; lacking neatness and order; evincing negligence; as, slovenly dress.
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