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Meaning of slovenly

slov•en•ly

Pronunciation: (sluv'un-lē), [key]
— adj., adv. -li•er, li•est,
—adj.
  1. untidy or unclean in appearance or habits.
  2. characteristic of a sloven; slipshod: slovenly work.
—adv.
  1. in an untidy, careless, or slipshod manner.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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