What does slouch mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slouch(noun)

    an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions

    "he's no slouch when it comes to baseball"

  2. slouch(verb)

    a stooping carriage in standing and walking

  3. slump, slouch(verb)

    assume a drooping posture or carriage

  4. slouch(verb)

    walk slovenly


  1. slouch(Noun)

    A hanging down of the head; a drooping posture; a limp appearance

    He sat with an unenthusiastic slouch.

  2. slouch(Noun)

    any depression or hanging down, as of a hat brim.

    The plant hung in a permanent slouch.

  3. slouch(Noun)

    An awkward, heavy, clownish fellow.

  4. slouch(Verb)

    to hang or droop; to adopt a limp posture

    Do not slouch when playing a flute.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slouch(noun)

    a hanging down of the head; a drooping attitude; a limp appearance; an ungainly, clownish gait; a sidewise depression or hanging down, as of a hat brim

  2. Slouch(noun)

    an awkward, heavy, clownish fellow

  3. Slouch(verb)

    to droop, as the head

  4. Slouch(verb)

    to walk in a clumsy, lazy manner

  5. Slouch(verb)

    to cause to hang down; to depress at the side; as, to slouth the hat

  6. Origin: [Cf. Icel. slkra slouching felloew, and E. slack, slug, a lazy fellow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slouch

    slowch, n. a hanging down loosely of the head or other part: clownish gait: a clown.—v.i. to hang down: to have a clownish look or gait.—v.t. to depress.—n. Slouch′-hat, a soft broad-brimmed hat.—p.adj. Slouch′ing, walking with a downcast, awkward manner: hanging down.—adj. Slouch′y, somewhat slouching. [Scand., Ice. slókr, a slouching fellow; slakr, slack.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slouch in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slouch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of slouch in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    He's got that kind of slouch.

  2. Kee Kim:

    It’s not just that standing and sitting upright looks better. When you slouch forward at your desk, you are putting almost twice as much strain on the disks than if you were sitting straight up.

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