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[n] a stooping carriage in standing and walking
[n] an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions; "he's no slouch when it comes to baseball"
[v] walk slovenly
[v] assume a drooping posture or carriage

Synonyms

slump

Misc. Definitions

\Slouch\, n. [Cf. Icel. sl?kra slouching felloew, and E. slack, slug, a lazy fellow.]
1. A hanging down of the head; a drooping attitude; a limp appearance; an ungainly, clownish gait; a sidewise depression or hanging down, as of a hat brim.
2. An awkward, heavy, clownish fellow. [Colloq.] {Slouth hat}, a soft, limp hat of unstiffened cloth or felt.
\Slouch\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slouched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slouching}.]
1. To droop, as the head.
2. To walk in a clumsy, lazy manner. [Colloq.]
\Slouch\, v. t. To cause to hang down; to depress at the side; as, to slouth the hat.

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