HyperDic: slouch

English > 4 senses of the word slouch:
NOUNperson slouchan incompetent person
attributesloucha stooping carriage in standing and walking
VERBmotionslouch, slumpassume a drooping posture or carriage
motionslouchwalk slovenly
slouch > pronunciation
Soundsslaw'ch
Rhymescouch ... vouch: 7 rhymes with awch...
English > slouch: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions.
Example"he's no slouch when it comes to baseball"
Broaderincompetent, incompetent personsomeone who is not competent to take effective action
Spanishgandul, holgazán, vago
English > slouch: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA stooping carriage in standing and walking.
Broadercarriage, bearing, posturecharacteristic way of bearing one's body
Adjectivesslouchylacking stiffness in form or posture
Verbsslouchwalk slovenly
slouchassume a drooping posture or carriage
English > slouch: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningassume a drooping posture or carriage.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children slouch in the rocking chair; There slouch some children in the rocking chair
Synonymslump
Broadersag, droop, swag, flagdroop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
Spanishcaer en recesión, encorvarse, inclinarse
Catalancorbar-se, encorbar-se
Nounssloucha stooping carriage in standing and walking
slouchera person who slouches
English > slouch: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningwalk slovenly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children slouch to the playground
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishandar desgarbadamente
Nounssloucha stooping carriage in standing and walking

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