(noun, verb)


1. an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions

- he's no slouch when it comes to baseball

Definition categories: person, incompetent

2. a stooping carriage in standing and walking

Definition categories: attribute, bearing, carriage, posture

Sentences with slouch as a noun:

- He sat with an unenthusiastic slouch.

- The plant hung in a permanent slouch.


1. assume a drooping posture or carriage

Similar word(s): slump

Definition categories: motion, droop, flag, sag, swag

2. walk slovenly

Definition categories: motion, walk

Sentences with slouch as a verb:

- Do not slouch when playing a flute.

- I slouched to the fridge to see if there was anything to eat.