Slovenly vs Sloven - What's the difference?

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Slovenly is a derived term of sloven.


As a adjective slovenly

is having an untidy appearance; unkempt.

As a noun sloven is

a man or boy habitually negligent of neatness and order; -- the male equivalent of slattern, or slut; untidy, dirty.

slovenly

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having an untidy appearance; unkempt.
  • Careless or negligent; sloppy.
  • Unwashed, dirty, disorderly.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * slovenliness

    sloven

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A man or boy habitually negligent of neatness and order; – the male equivalent of slattern, or slut; untidy, dirty.
  • low, base, lewd
  • (obsolete) immoral woman
  • Derived terms

    * slovenliness * slovenly * slovenness

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