Synonyms of slovenly in English:

slovenly


See definition of slovenly

adjective

1‘he was upbraided for his slovenly appearance’

SYNONYMS

scruffy, untidy, messy, unkempt, ill-groomed, slatternly, dishevelled, bedraggled, tousled, rumpled, frowzy, blowsy, down at heel

dirty, grubby

sluttish

informal slobbish, slobby

North American informal raggedy, schlumpy, raunchy

archaic draggle-tailed

ANTONYMS

tidy, neat

2‘his work is slovenly and his manners are unsatisfactory’

SYNONYMS

careless, slapdash, slipshod, disorganized, unorganized, unsystematic, unmethodical, haphazard, hit-or-miss, untidy, messy, thoughtless, negligent, neglectful, lax, lackadaisical, slack

informal sloppy, slap-happy, couldn't-care-less

ANTONYMS

careful, meticulous, painstaking