Definition of Slouches

1. Noun. (plural of slouch) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of slouch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slouches

1. slouch [v] - See also: slouch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slouches

slottable
slotted
slotted attachment
slotten
slotter
slotters
slotting
slotting machine
slotting machines
slottings
slouch
slouch hat
slouched
sloucher
slouchers
slouches (current term)
slouchier
slouchiest
slouchily
slouchiness
slouchinesses
slouching
slouchingly
slouchy
slough
slough of despond
sloughed
sloughier
sloughiest

Literary usage of Slouches

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1. Wessex by Clive Holland (1906)
"... at last a hobbledehoy of fifteen, fishing out his tuppence from the depths of his corduroy trousers pocket, slouches forward somewhat shamefaced, a r. ..."

2. Brushwood, Picked Up on the Continent: Or, Last Summer's Trip to the Old World by Orville Horwitz (1855)
"... Italians, no slouches. HOWEVER poor a railroad is, it is always expeditious, when compared with the diligence or vet- tura of this part of the world. ..."

3. 'Hail and Farewell!' by George Moore (1912)
"He slouches from side to side, a curious gait, the reader will say, for a soldier of thirty ... He never carries a stick or umbrella; he slouches along, ..."

4. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"A broad-shouldered, loose-limbed, swarthy, sullen, hulking ruffian, who "slouches into his work as he slouches out of it," his great physical strength is ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1898)
"A shepherd, with his dog at his heels, slouches up the highway, looks longingly at the place with its pleasant red windows, hesitates a moment, and slouches ..."

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