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slovenly
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

2 uses
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Definition
dirty and unkempt
  • He was clad in a professional but rather slovenly fashion, for his frock-coat was dingy and his trousers frayed.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (72% in)
  • There is as much difference to my eyes between the leaded bourgeois type of a Times article and the slovenly print of an evening half-penny paper as there could be between your negro and your Esquimau.
    Chapter 4 — Sir Henry Baskerville (26% in)

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