Meaning of slouch

slouch

Pronunciation: (slouch), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to sit or stand with an awkward, drooping posture.
  2. to move or walk with loosely drooping body and careless gait.
  3. to have a droop or downward bend, as a hat.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to droop or bend down, as the shoulders or a hat.
—n.
  1. a drooping or bending forward of the head and shoulders; an awkward, drooping posture or carriage.
  2. an awkward, clumsy, or slovenly person.
  3. See
  4. a lazy, inept, or inefficient person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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