Definition of Slatternliness

1. Noun. In the manner of a slattern.

Exact synonyms: Sluttishness
Generic synonyms: Slovenliness
Derivative terms: Slatternly, Sluttish, Sluttish



Definition of Slatternliness

1. n. The quality or state of being slatternly; slovenliness; untidiness.

Definition of Slatternliness

1. Noun. The condition of being slatternly, or of being a slattern ¹

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Definition of Slatternliness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slatternliness

slatiest
slatily
slatiness
slatinesses
slating
slatings
slatko
slatless
slats
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slatted
slatter
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slatternliness (current term)
slatternly
slatterns
slatterpouch
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slaty
slaty-breasted tinamou
slaty-breasted tinamous
slaty anaemia
slaught
slaughter

Literary usage of Slatternliness

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1. He Knew He was Right by Anthony Trollope (1869)
"... slatternliness. She was unjust enough to declare afterwards that she had found Arabella French only half dressed at between three and four o'clock in ..."

2. The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler, Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1916)
"The room in fact was as depressing from its slatternliness as from its atmosphere of erudition. Theobald and Ernest as they entered it, stumbled over a ..."

3. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
"A man who wears a dressing-gown is not neat in his person ; his moral character takes invariably some of the slatternliness and looseness of his costume; ..."

4. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"... uses of phrase —in short, in a general slatternliness as regards all the minor, and some of the major, points that constitute style. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"... and from play of the tongue, which produced an amount of slatternliness that attempts at Sunday finery served to intermit, not to repair. ..."

6. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"A man who wears a dressing-gown is not neat in his person ; his moral character takes invariably some of the slatternliness and looseness of his costume: he ..."

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