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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blowsy, blowzy, slatternly, sluttishadjective

    characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women

  2. easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wantonadjective

    casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

    "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"


  1. sluttishadjective

    Like a slut.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sluttishadjective

    Nasty; not nice; not cleanly; dirty; indecently negligent of cleanliness.

    Etymology: from slut.

    All preparations both for food and lodging such as would make one detest niggardness, it is so sluttish a vice. Philip Sidney.

    Albeit the mariners do covet store of cabbins, yet indeed they are but sluttish dens that breed sickness in peace, serving to cover stealths, and in fight are dangerous to tear men with their splinters. Walter Raleigh, Essays.

    Fortune’s displeasure is but sluttish, if it smell so strongly as thou speak’st of: I will henceforth eat no fish of fortune’s buttering. William Shakespeare, All’s well that ends well.

    The nastiness of that nation, and sluttish course of life, hath much promoted the opinion, occasioned by their servile condition at first, and inferior ways of parsimony ever since. Brown.

    Slothful disorder fill’d his stable,
    And sluttish plenty deck’d her table. Matthew Prior.


  1. sluttish

    Sluttish generally refers to a person, often a woman, who is promiscuous or leads an immoral lifestyle, often in a sexually unrestrained way. It can also be used descriptively to refer to someone or something that is dirty, untidy, or slovenly. The term is often used in a derogatory manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sluttishadjective

    like a slut; untidy; indecently negligent of cleanliness; disorderly; as, a sluttish woman

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sluttish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sluttish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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