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Definition 1: a stooping carriage in standing and walking - [noun denoting attribute]

(slouch is a kind of ...) characteristic way of bearing one's body

"stood with good posture"

Definition 2: an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions - [noun denoting person]

Samples where slouch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he's no slouch when it comes to baseball

(slouch is a kind of ...) someone who is not competent to take effective action

Definition 3: walk slovenly - [verb of motion]

(slouch is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 4: assume a drooping posture or carriage - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for slouch in the sense of this definition

(slouch is a kind of ...) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

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