slatternly

All Adverb Adjective Noun
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  • No man can continue to love a woman who is slatternly. Cited from Happiness and Marriage, by Elizabeth (Jones) Towne
  • The slatternly girl laid her paper on her knees, but she neither rose nor spoke. Cited from The Puritans, by Arlo Bates
  • The next moment a slatternly-looking girl appeared at the head of the stairs. Cited from Wild Kitty, by L. T. Meade
  • He was set to work in a large room full of men, boys, and slatternly-dressed girls. Cited from A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century, E. P. Roe
  • A woman of rather slatternly appearance came to the door. Cited from The Vision Splendid, by William MacLeod Raine
  • He had a slatternly wife who had already been in prison twice, and who sent her children out to beg. Cited from Dame Care, by Hermann Sudermann
  • A slatternly female, whom I supposed to be the servant, admitted me. Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • A knock at the door brought out a slatternly looking colored woman. Cited from The Wife of his Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line, by Chesnutt
  • The door was opened by a woman of ordinary type, slatternly, and with suspicious eye. Cited from Eve's Ransom, by George Gissing
  • She could be to the last degree slatternly. Cited from The Old Wives' Tale, by Arnold Bennett
  • There is nothing to do -- except trail after a small number of slatternly young women we despise and hate. Cited from Mr. Britling Sees It Through, by H. G. Wells
  • A rather slatternly but very active girl soon converted this into a neat breakfast-table, and gave me an excellent breakfast. Cited from Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888), William Henry Hurlbert
  • The voice was that of a slatternly woman of middle age, thin and complaining. Cited from A Campfire Girl's First Council Fire, by Jane L. Stewart
  • It was a small farm-house carelessly kept outside, slatternly tended within. Cited from Half a Life-time Ago, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • He had seen a slatternly provincial town, large and picturesque certainly, but with small sense of form or dignity. Cited from The Roll-Call, by Arnold Bennett
  • She seldom left the house, which at first she kept neat and pretty, and then let fall into slatternly neglect. Cited from A Modern Instance, by William Dean Howells
  • Behind him hovered a young woman, who must have been refined and beautiful once, but who now was slatternly, and two children. Cited from The Plunderer, by Henry Oyen
  • The court room was filled with men, both white and black, while a dozen or more slatternly negro women were seated here and there. Cited from The Red Seal, by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The slatternly woman ran her guns out and returned the broadside with promptitude. Cited from M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur", by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  • There were five children, ranging in age from ten down to two, and the mother looked the very picture of slatternly discomfort. Cited from Punch, Vol. 101, July 25, 1891, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
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