Slouch (?), n. [Cf. Icel. slkra slouching felloew, and E. slack, slug, a lazy fellow.]

1.

A hanging down of the head; a drooping attitude; a limp appearance; an ungainly, clownish gait; a sidewise depression or hanging down, as of a hat brim.

2.

An awkward, heavy, clownish fellow.

[Colloq.]

Slouth hat, a soft, limp hat of unstiffened cloth or felt.

 

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Slouch, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slouched (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Slouching.]

1.

To droop, as the head.

2.

To walk in a clumsy, lazy manner.

[Colloq.]

 

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Slouch, v. t.

To cause to hang down; to depress at the side; as, to slouth the hat.

 

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