Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hanging down; drooping.
  • Awkward, heavy, and dragging, as in carriage or gait.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Hanging down at the side; limp; drooping; without firmness or shapeliness; moving in an ungainly manner.

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  • verb Present participle of slouch.

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Examples

  • Also, recognize that putting your hands in your pockets encourages slouching, which isn't good.

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  • Also, recognize that putting your hands in your pockets encourages slouching, which isn't good.

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  • We're all guilty of slouching, which is why the Scottish Chiropractic Association (SCA) is launching the Straighten Up Scotland campaign to improve the nation's posture.

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  • By "slouching," Brad means that world economic growth took off in spite of governments that fell far short of what he thinks they can be in terms of benevolence and wisdom.

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  • CALKINS: And that's when Mr. Costin was kind of slouching or sliding down the wall?

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  • Mr. Spragg drew himself up with a kind of slouching majesty.

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  • He had worked constantly and hard for the last year, and he stooped a little sometimes when he was tired, and Katie was beginning to fear lest he should become round-shouldered and "slouching," and was in the way of giving him frequent hints about carrying himself uprightly, as he went about the farm.

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  • On the reverse an officer appears with his shoelaces undone, shirt hanging out of his trousers and adopting a 'slouching' posture.

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  • "I'm kind of slouching right now, because I'm just used to doing that, but on a stability ball, it's uncomfortable to slouch so you sit up more straight," Charlie Bodell said.

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  • "I'm kind of slouching right now, because I'm just used to doing that, but on a stability ball, it's uncomfortable to slouch so you sit up more straight," Charlie Bodell said.

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