Reverse Dictionary: SLOV – SLT


SLOVEN, SLOVENLY, SLOVENLINESS – ADJECTIVES
 BLOWZY red-faced, untidy, dishevelled, slovenly …1790 Eng. dial.
– BUNGERLY unworkmanlike, bungling, clumsy, awkward, slovenly …1580 obs.
– DAGGY of clothes, appearance, etc.: dirty; filthy; slovenly; messy; unkempt; unpleasant …1967 Aust. sl.
– DALLISH slovenly …1825 Sc.
– DAWDRY slovenly, untidy …1835 Sc.
– DAWLIE slow; slovenly …1832 Sc.
– DRIGGLE-DRAGGLE slatternly, slovenly…1611 obs. exc. dial.
– GROBIAN slovenly, ill-bred, rude, coarse …1654
– HAGEGY untidy, slovenly; loose …1867 Eng. dial.
– HAGGAGING untidy, slovenly; loose …1876 Eng. dial.
– HAINGLE slovenly, careless …1825 Sc.
– HAIRY unkempt, untidy, rough, slovenly …1956 Sc.
– HAISTERIN’ careless, slovenly …1825 Sc.
– HAIVELESS shiftless, incapable, careless, extravagant, slovenly in habit, ill-mannered; unrefined …1866 Sc.
– HARUM untidy, slovenly …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HASHY slovenly, careless, destructive …Bk1902 Sc.
– HASKY coarse, dirty, slovenly …1808 Sc.
– HAUCHLIN slovenly …Bk1902 Sc.
– HAVELESS without resources, shiftless, helpless; careless, slovenly …1868 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HOGRY-MOGRY disorderly, in a confused state; untidy, slovenly …1869 Sc.
– HUGGRY-MUGGRY in a confused state, disorderly, untidy, slovenly …B1900 Sc.
– ILL-KEPT slovenly; careless …1966 Amer. dial.
– KABA-KABA of people: slovenly, ill-kempt, boorish-looking …20C W. Indies sl.
– LALLOPY lounging, idle, and slovenly in gait or habit …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LOOSE-TWISTED slovenly in dress, work, or gait …B1900 Eng. dial.
– MAWKINLY slovenly, dirty …1857 Eng. dial.
– OZELLY slovenly, unkempt …B1900 Sc.
– PAWTY slovenly …Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– RAFFELLY unkempt, slovenly …1967 Sc.
– SAMMY untidy in dress; slovenly in gait …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SLACKER THAN DISHWATER untidy, dirty, slovenly …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLAMMERKIN untidy, slovenly …1794 chiefly Eng. dial.
– SLAMMOCKY;  SLAWMECKY;  SLOMMACHY;  SLOMMACKY;  SLUMMACKY;  SLUMMOCKY;  SLUMMUCKY slovenly, untidy; careless, sloppy …1855 colloq. & Eng. dial.
– SLEATHY slovenly, careless …1649 rare
– SLIPPETTY-SLOPPETTY untidy, slovenly, slatternly …1892 Eng. dial.
– SLUMMY slovenly, careless …L19
– SLUTTY dirty, slovenly …LME
– TACKEY;  TACKY of clothing or appearance: unfashionable, dowdy; untidy, slovenly, shabby; gaudy, tawdry …1862 Amer. sl.
– TALLOCKING idle, good-for-nothing; slovenly, untidy …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TANTAWDHERLY tawdry, slovenly …1889 Eng. dial.
– TATSHIE dressed in a slovenly manner …Bk1905 Sc. obs.
– TAUPIE;  TAUPY;  TAWPIE;  TAWPY foolish, awkward, slovenly, ill-conditioned; tawdry …1823 Sc.
– UDDER-MUCKING untidy, slovenly, dirty, muddling …1896 Eng. dial.
– WALLOPING slatternly, slovenly …1790 Eng. dial.
 
SLOVEN etc. – ADVERBS
– DAWDERLY slovenly, loosely, out of shape …1873 Eng. dial.
– DRIGGLE-DRAGGLE in a slovenly, slatternly manner: applied especially to women’s dress …1888 Eng. dial.
– HASHLY in a slovenly manner …1721 Sc.
 
SLOVEN etc. – NOUNS
– CAB anything slovenly or untidy …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– HASHINESS carelessness in dress, slovenliness …1899 Sc.
– SKANK a slovenly style of dress, possibly imitative of dishevelled heroin addicts …1990s Amer. teen sl.
– SLAP-DASHERY carelessness, slovenliness …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLIPSLOPPINESS carelessness, slovenliness …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOP-DASHERY carelessness, slovenliness …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOPPINESS carelessness, slovenliness …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– UNPURPOSENESS slovenliness …Bk1905 Sc.
 
SLOVEN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABLACH an insignificant or slovenly person …1788 Sc.
– ALLEY BAT a promiscuous, careless, or slovenly woman; an immoral woman; sometimes used as a general term of abuse …1968 Amer. dial.
– ASPILL a sloven; a clownish-mannered person; a silly fellow …1824 Eng. dial.
– BANYEL a slovenly, idle fellow …1825 Sc.
– BEAST a homely, unattractive, ugly, or slovenly woman, esp. if sexually passionate or promiscuous …1946 US sl., chiefly college usage
– BESOM;  BEZOM a term of reproach or contempt applied to a woman, esp. a woman of loose or slovenly habits …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BESOMER a person, of either sex, of loose and slovenly habits …1891 Eng. dial.
– BESSYBAB;  BESSYBABS a fantastically dressed female, as a mummer at Christmas; a slovenly, but gaily-attired woman …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– BLUTTER a dirty, clumsy, untidy, or slovenly person …1776 Sc.
– BOBBLE a slovenly fellow …Bk1911 Sc.
– CAB a slovenly, untidy person …Bk1880 Eng. dial. 
– CAGMAG a plain or slovenly woman …L18 sl.
– CLART a slovenly person; a slatternly woman …E19 Eng. dial.
– CRUD a person who is habitually dirty or slovenly …1940 US Army sl. rare
– CRUMB a dirty, slovenly, repulsive person; an unpleasant or despicable person …1918 sl., orig. US
– DAG an untidy, slovenly person …20C Aust. sl.
– DALL a sloven …1825 Sc. obs.
– DALLACKS a dirty, slovenly person; a smart, overdressed person …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAWKIN a slatternly woman; one who is dirty and tawdry in her dress; a sloven, a slut …1674 Eng. dial.
– DILLY-DAW one who is both slovenly and slow …1814 Sc. obs.
– DOSSY a slovenly woman, a slattern …1888 Eng. dial.
– DOXY a slovenly woman …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– DRIGGLE-DRAGGLE a slovenly, untidy woman; a slut, a drab …1588 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DROSSEL a dirty girl or woman; an idle wench; a sloven, a slattern, a slut …1581 obs.
– ELT a stout, awkwardly-built woman; a slovenly female …1907 Sc.
– ESPILL a sloven; a clownish-mannered person; a silly fellow …1824 Eng. dial.
 FLABERGUDGION a dirty, mean fellow; a worthless, slovenly fellow; a base, foul, nasty wretch; a scoundrel …1611 obs.
 FLABERGULLION a dirty, mean fellow; a worthless, slovenly fellow; a base, foul, nasty wretch; a scoundrel …1611 obs.
– FUSTILUGS a gross, fat, unwieldy person, especially a woman; a slovenly woman that smells rank; a person with a sour,  forbidding aspect; a dirty child; a term of abuse…1607 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GAD an idle or slovenly woman; a loose woman; a slattern …Bk1859 obs.
– GADDER an idle or slovenly woman; a loose woman; a slattern …1632 obs.
– GAUBSHITE an awkward, ill-kept, dirty person; a filthy, slovenly man; a boor, a fool, a blockhead …Bk1887 Eng. dial.
– GLOID a slovenly, wasteful person …1954 Sc.
– GROBIAN a slovenly, ill-bred or coarse fellow; a rude lout, a boor …1621
– GRUB an untidy person; a slovenly person, esp. a child …a1845 Amer. sl.
– GRUNGE a slovenly or offensive person; an obnoxious person; someone who is sloppy in dress  …1965 Amer. student sl.
– HABBLE a lout, a coarse or uncouth person; one who is awkward, slow-moving, or slovenly in dress, appearance or habits …1821 Sc.
– HACHEL a sloven; a dirty, untidy person …Bk1825 Sc.
– HACKSLAVER a dirty, slovenly fellow; an idle, dissolute, good-for-nothing man; a disgusting and silly fellow …1790 Eng. dial.
– HAGGAGE a term of reproach for a woman; an untidy, slatternly, or slovenly woman …1746 Eng. dial.
– HAGMAHUSH an awkward sloven …1801 Sc.
– HAG-MALL a sloven, a slattern …1872 Eng. dial.
– HAINGLE an idle, loutish fellow; a lazy, slovenly good-for-nothing …1791 Sc.
– HAIP;  HAIPS a sloven …1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HAISTER a slovenly woman, a trollop …1825 Sc.
– HAIVEREL an ungainly person; a lounger, a lazy person; a sloven …1721 Sc.
– HALLION a clown; a clumsy fellow; a good-for-nothing idle scamp; a sloven; a rascal …1789 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HANZIEL an idle, loutish fellow; a lazy, slovenly good-for-nothing …1791 Sc.
– HASH a wasteful, slovenly person; one who talks nonsense; a fool; a scamp; also, a term of endearment for a boy …1685 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HASPAL;  HASPILL a sloven; a clownish-mannered person; a silly fellow …1824 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HASTREL a slovenly woman, a trollop …1825 Sc.
– HAVEREL an ungainly person; a lounger, a lazy person; a sloven …1721 Sc.
– HAYBAG a slovenly woman; a female hobo or camp follower …1877 Amer. dial., derogatory
– HEAP a term of reproach applied to a slovenly woman …1810 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HOG a slovenly person; a grasping person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HUGGERMAGRILLIAN a coarse, slovenly woman …B1900 Sc.
– HULLION a clown; a clumsy fellow; a good-for-nothing idle scamp; a sloven; a rascal …1789 Sc. & Ireland
– JACK A LENT a dirty, slovenly person …1886 Eng. dial.
– JACK NASTY a term of contempt for a sneak or a sloven …1857
– JACK O’ LENT a dirty, slovenly person …Bk1882 Eng. dial.
– LABBER a person whose clothing is wet and draggled; a ‘draggle-tail’ …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LADRONE a sloven, a dirty fellow …B1900 Sc.
– MAALIN an untidy, slovenly girl or woman …Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– MAILIN an untidy, slovenly girl or woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANCH a sloven, a slut …1897 Eng. dial.
– MAUNSEL;  MAUNSELL;  MAUNSIL;  MAUNSILL a fat, dirty, slovenly woman …1876 Eng. dial.
– MAWSIE a stout person, esp. a woman; a stupid, slovenly, worthless woman …1790 Sc.
– MIDDEN a term of contempt for a woman; a dirty, slovenly woman …1827 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MOGER a slovenly, clumsy person …1919 Sc.
– MOLLY PUTZ a careless, slovenly woman; a careless housewife …1950 Amer. dial.
– MOOZLES a slow, stupid, slovenly person …1847 Eng. dial.
– MOPSEY;  MOPSIE;  MOPSY a dirty, slatternly, or untidy woman; a sloven; a dowdy or homely woman …1699 sl. & Eng. dial. rare
– MORCAN;  MORGIN;  MORKIN a dirty, lazy, slovenly woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOSS-WETHER a slovenly or unkempt man …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOVING HEAP OF MUCK a term of reproach applied to a slovenly woman …1843 Eng. dial. 
– MRS. MCCLARTY a dirty, slovenly housewife …1845 Sc.
– MUCK-HEAP a filthy, slovenly man or woman …19C Brit. sl.
– NO-COUNT a careless, slovenly woman …1965 Amer. dial.
– OLD FART a careless, slovenly woman …1965 Amer. dial.
– OLD POT a careless, slovenly woman …1968 Amer. dial.
– PIG any dirty or slovenly person …20C US colloq.
– POT-WALLOPER a slovenly person …1873 US sl.
– RAFF a slovenly, dirty fellow …Bk1895 Aust. criminals’ sl.
– RAG BAG a general term, the implication is of unkempt slovenliness …1920s sl., derogatory
– RAG DOLL a slovenly woman …c1862 sl.
– SCASH n untidy or slovenly piece of dress; an untidy person, a sloven …1895 Sc. obs.
– SCLEURACH a person untidy in dress and gait; a sloven, a slattern …c1850 Sc.
– SHAMMOCK a lazy, slovenly person ..E18 chiefly Eng. dial.
– SLACK a slovenly person …1950s W. Indies sl.
– SLACK ALICE a slovenly woman …2002 Eng. sl.
– SLAMMERKIN a dirty, slovenly female; a slattern, a slut …1785 chiefly Eng. dial.
– SLOB a dirty, slovenly, or untidy person; also implies fatness – a fat person …1861 sl.
– SLODGE a sloven, a slattern …1898 Sc.
– SLUBBERDEGULLION a dirty, mean fellow; a worthless, slovenly fellow; a base, foul, nasty wretch …a1616
– SLUMMOCK a dirty, untidy, or slovenly person …M19 chiefly Eng. dial. & colloq.
– SLUMP a fat, slovenly person; a slob …1906 sl.
– SLUSH a slovenly or dirty person …E19 Eng. dial.
– SLUT a women of slovenly habits or appearance …ME derogatory
– STREEL a slattern; a slovenly woman …19C US colloq.
– TAG-RAG a pitiful, ragged fellow; a slovenly, lazy or dirty fellow; a mean person; a vagabond …1609 rare
– TAISTREL;  TAISTRILL a gawky, slovenly, or unmethodical person; often applied to a girl who tears her clothes from carelessness …1825 Sc.
– TAPPY a foolish, giddy, awkward, idle, or slovenly girl …1824 Sc.
– TARGEL;  TARGILL;  TARGLE a despicable person; usually applied to a dirty, slovenly woman …Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– TARMANACK a slovenly person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TASHEL a good-for-nothing man or woman; a drunkard; a slovenly woman; a troublesome child …1790 Eng. dial.
– TASHIE a ragged, down-at-heel person; a sloven …1972 Sc. 
– TASSEL a good-for-nothing man or woman; a drunkard; a slovenly woman; a troublesome child …1790 Eng. dial.
– TATSHIE a ragged, down-at-heel person; a sloven …1972 Sc. 
– TAUPIE;  TAWPIE a foolish, giddy, scatterbrained, untidy, awkward, or careless person; an idle or slovenly person; generally applied to young women …1728 Sc. 
– TAW-BESS a slatternly or slovenly woman …1790 Eng. dial. obs.
– TULGY a slovenly woman …Bk1882 Eng. dial. 
– WALIDRAG;  WALLIDRAG;  WALLYDRAG a feeble, ill-grown person or animal; a worthless, slovenly person, esp. a woman …1508 Sc.
– WALLIDRAGGLE;  WALLY-DRAGGLE a feeble, ill-grown person; a slovenly woman; an inactive person …1754 Sc.
– WALLIE-TRAGLE a worthless, slovenly person, esp. a woman; a wastrel; a wanderer …1790 Sc.
– WALLOCH-GOUL a female of slovenly appearance …Bk1825 Sc.
– WALLY-DRAIGLE a worthless, slovenly person, esp. a woman; a wastrel; a wanderer …1790 Sc.
– WALLY-DREG a worthless, slovenly person, esp. a woman; a wastrel; a wanderer …1790 Sc.
– WARB;  WAUB;  WORB a disreputable or slovenly person …1933 Aust. sl.
– WOOKIE a hairy or slovenly person …Bk2006 Amer. college & university sl. 
– WORB a disreputable or slovenly person …1933 Aust. sl.
– YAD a term of contempt for a woman, often one of slovenly or dissolute habits, or of a vicious nature …1787 Sc.
– YADE a term of contempt for a woman, often one of slovenly or dissolute habits …1787 Sc.
– YAWD a term of contempt for a woman, especially one of slovenly habits or vicious nature …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ZALAVACHE a sloven or slut …Bk1867 Ireland
– ZLOUCH a slovenly, ungenteel man …Bk1737 sl.
– ZOUCH a slovenly, ungenteel man; one who walks with a slouch; a churl …1728 sl.
– ZOUCHER an objectionable, unpleasant person; an unmannerly fellow; a churl; a slovenly fellow …Bk1889 sl.
 
SLOVEN etc. – VERBS
– DAIDLE to idle, to trifle, to waste time; to potter about; to move or act slowly or in a slovenly manner; to saunter; to loiter …1756 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GO TO THE BAD to deteriorate morally or physically; to become slovenly, careless, or immoral …c1960 Amer. dial.
– HAISTER to speak or act without premeditation; to do anything in a careless, slovenly manner …1805 Sc.
– HASTER to do anything hurriedly or in a slovenly manner; to act or speak with consideration …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAYSTER to do anything hurriedly or in a slovenly manner; to act or speak with consideration …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– JAMMIE to do anything in a slovenly manner …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– MAB to dress carelessly or negligently; to be slatternly or slovenly …1691 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MABBLE to dress slovenly …B1900 obs.
– MULLOCK OVER to do something in a slovenly way …1945 Aust. sl.
– PIG IT to live in an untidy or slovenly fashion; to live in cheap or inferior accommodation; to accept a standard of living lower than that to which one is accustomed …1819
– SCASH to be slovenly in dress, to wear one’s clothes in a careless manner …1825 Sc.
– SLOB (OUT) to behave in a lazy, slovenly manner …1999 UK sl.
– WALGAN to go about in an idle, slovenly manner, dressing in too large, slatternly clothing …1866 Sc.


SLOW, SLOWLY, SLOWNESS – ADJECTIVES
– AFTERNOON late in performing any work, procrastinating; dilatory, slow …1750 Eng. dial.
– BALLOCH slow, reluctant …Bk1898 Sc.
– CUNCTATIVE cautiously slow, tardy, dilatory, prone to or causing delay …1617 rare
– DACKLING slow, dilatory …1808 Sc.
– DAISKET stupid, dazed, slow …1880 Sc.
– DAWLIE slow; slovenly …1832 Sc.
– DOGGY slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DOZEY dull, slow …World War I Amer. sl.
– DRAG-ASSED slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRAGGY slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– EASY slow, easy-going; indolent …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAIR soft; slow …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GLUE-FOOTED slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HARD-BOUND slow in action …1735
– IGNAVE slow, sluggish …1657 obs. rare
– LACKISH slow, backward, reluctant to act …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAG lingering or lagging behind; tardy, sluggish, slow, backward …1726 Sc.
– LAG-FOOT slow in passing …1892 Ireland
– LAGGARD lagging, hanging back, loitering, slow …1702
– LAGGIE slow, tardy; lazy …1897 Sc.
– LAGGING slow-moving, loitering …1898 Sc.
– LAGGY slow, tardy, lazy, lethargic …1897 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– LAG-LAST a slow, dilatory person; a loiterer; one who is habitually late or behindhand …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LAISH slow, slack, tardy …1700 Sc. obs.
– LAME slow-footed, laggard; clumsy …1790 Sc.
– LAMELY slow, halting …1885 Sc.
– LANGERSUM slow, tedious …Bk1902 Sc.
– LATELY slow …c1400 obs.
– LATESOME late; backward; slow, sluggish; tiresome, tedious ..a1382 rare, chiefly Sc. & Eng. dial. usage
​- LATEWARD late, slow, backward; chiefly said of fruit and crops ripening, and seasons of the year …1538 obs.
– LATEWARDLY late, slow, backward; chiefly said of fruit and crops ripening, and seasons of the year …1573 obs. rare
– LATREDE slow, tardy …c897 obs. rare
– LAZYBONE slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LEAD-FOOT slow and laborious in movement …1896 
– LEAD-FOOTED clumsy, bungling, slow …1957 Amer. sl.
– LENT slow, sluggish; esp. said of a fire, a fever …a1400 obs.
– LENTITUDINOUS slow, tardy, sluggish …1801 rare
– LETSOME slow, tardy, sluggish …1647 obs.
– LOGY heavy, slow, lethargic, sluggish …1848 Amer. dial.
– LONGSOME tardy, slow, dilatory, sluggish …1661-2 obs. exc. Eng. dial.  
 LUGGISH slow, heavy, sluggish …1933 Amer. dial.
– LUMBER-HEELED slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MARBEL slow, lazy, reluctant …Bk1905 Sc.
– MEXICAN of time or events: late, slow, unreliable …1968
– MONDAY AND TUESDAY slow, steady, careful …1950s sl.
– MOPEY slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOSSBACKED slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– POKEY;  POKY slow, dawdling, sluggish …1856 Amer. sl.
– QUICK AS A BEETLE very slow …1888
– SAUNTERSOME slow, leisurely, unhurried …1912 Sc.
– SLOW AS ADAM’S OFF-OX extremely slow …1966 Amer. dial.
– SLOW AS A GOPHER, AS very slow …1965 Amer. dial.
– SLOW AS COLD MOLASSES IN JANUARY slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOW AS DEATH slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOW AS MOLASSES IN JANUARY slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOW AS SLOW slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOW AS THE ITCH very slow …1952 Amer. dial.
– SLOW AS THE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH very slow …1899 Amer. dial.
– SLOWER THAN A JILL-POKE extremely slow …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLOWER THAN DEATH slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOWER THAN GOD’S OFF OX very slow…1958 Amer. dial.
– SLOWER THAN STOCK-STILL extremely slow …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLOWER THAN THE ITCH very slow …1965 Amer. dial.
– SLOWER THAN THE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH very slow …1965 Amer. dial.
– SLOW-POKY slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOW-SIGHTED slow to discern …Bk1895
– SLOW-SURE slow and sure …1837 poetic usage, rare
– STICK-IN-THE-MUD slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TAIGLE slow of motion …Bk1880 Sc.
– TARDE slow …1547 obs.
– TARDIGRADE walking or moving slowly; slow-paced …1623
– TARDIGRADOUS moving slowly …1658
– TARDILOQUENT speaking slowly; slow of speech …1656 obs. rare
– TARDIOUS tardy, slow …c1580 obs. rare
– TARDY-GAITED moving slowly, slow-paced, sluggish …1599
– TARRYSOME characterized by tarrying; slow, lingering; wearisome …1513 Sc. obs. rare
– THARF of heavy countenance; lumpish; reluctant, unwilling; hesitating; shy; slow; forbidding, cold, unsociable …1882 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– THICK IN THE HEAD stupid, dull, slow of comprehension …1871 Sc.
– THOKISH slothful, sluggish, idle, slow, dull …1682 Eng. dial. obs.
– TIME-TAKING that takes time, leisurely, slow …1838
– TOO SLOW TO CATCH THE ITCH very slow …1965 Amer. dial.
– TOO SLOW TO CATCH THE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH very slow …1965 Amer. dial.
– TOO SLOW TO GROW FAST slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– UNBAIN slow, inactive …a1470 obs.
– UNBOLD lacking in boldness; timid, bashful; backward, slow …c897 obs.
– UNRIFE slow, sluggish …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– WAGONISH slow …L19 US sl.
 
SLOW etc. – ADVERBS
– AT A SNAIL’S GALLOP slowly …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DEAD-ALIVE extremely slowly …1971 Trinidad and Tobago
– DEAD SLOW slowly …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– EASILY without hurry, slowly; deliberately, gradually; also, calmly, quietly …1384 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HEAVY with laborious movement; slowly, sluggishly; laboriously …1701
– JOG-TROTTY slowly …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LANGLINS in a slow, long-drawn-out manner …1835 Sc.
– LATE slowly …c1000 obs.
– LATELY slowly, tardily, sluggishly; reluctantly, sparingly …c1000 obs.
– LATTER more slowly …c1050 obs.
– LENTLY slowly …1654-66 obs. rare
– LIKE DEAD LICE ARE FALLING OFF of a person’s manner of action: slowly, lethargically …1965 Amer. dial.
– MAN-MAN slowly, gradually, little by little …Bk1892 Chinese Pidgin
– SLOW-POKY slowly …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TARDE slowly …1597 obs.
– THARFLY reluctantly, unwillingly, deliberately, slowly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YALTIE slowly …Bk1905 Sc. obs.
 
SLOW etc. – NOUNS
– FADGE a slow regular motion; a jog-trot …1873 Eng. dial.
 FIDFAD a slow pace …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– IGNAVY sluggishness, slowness, sloth …1543 obs.
– LATENESS slowness …c1050 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– LATESHIP slowness, sluggishness …a1300 obs. rare
– LENT slowness, delay …c1435 obs.
– LENTITUDE slowness, sluggishness, tardiness …1623
– LENTOR slowness, tardiness, sluggishness …a1763
– LOGINESS slowness, lethargy …1884 Amer. dial.
– NIGGER FEVER a moving about slowly and without energy …1969 Amer. dial., derogatory
– SNAIL’S GALLOP an extremely slow pace …1707
– SULLENNESS slowness, reluctance …1619 obs.
– TARDITY slowness of movement or action …c1450 rare
– TEDIOUSNESS slowness …1900 Eng. dial.
 
SLOW etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ADAM’S OFF-OX a slow, stubborn person …L19 sl.
– BATIE-BRIM a useless bungler; a slowcoach; an inactive, helpless fellow …Bk1891 sl.
– BATIE-BRIMMIL a useless bungler; a slowcoach; an inactive, helpless fellow …Bk1891 sl.
– DAWDLEKUM a loiterer or slow-coach …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DILLY-DAW one who is both slovenly and slow …1814 Sc. obs.
​- DROOL a slow or slothful person …E19 Sc.
– EVEN a character, always used in a bad sense; a dull, slow, stupid person …1885 Eng. dial.
– HABBLE one who is awkward, slow-moving, or slovenly in dress, appearance or habits …1821 Sc.
– HANGNAIL a slow, dawdling person …Bk2004 Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘snail’
– ICE WAGON a slow-moving person or vehicle …L19 US sl.
– JACK POKE a listless or slow person …1942 Amer. sl.
– JARHEAD a fool; a slow, stupid person …1940s sl.
– JILL POKE a slow, listless, or awkward person …1942 Amer. dial.
– LAGGINBACK a lazy, idle, slow-moving person …1859 Eng. dial.
– LAG-TAIL a slow, dilatory person; a loiterer; one who is habitually late or behindhand …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LALLYGAGGER a very slow person …1965 Amer. dial.
– LANTY one who is late; a slow-coach …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– MIDNIGHT a term of contempt applied to one who is slow or behindhand with work …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOLASSES a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOOTCH a slow, stupid person …Bk1910 Ireland 
– MOOZLES a slow, stupid, slovenly person …1847 Eng. dial.
– MOPOKE a stupid, ineffectual, or tiresome person; a slow or lugubrious person; a fool; often used as a term of abuse …1845 chiefly Aust.
– MOREPORK a dawdler; a slowcoach; a stay-at-home …1874 NZ colloq.
– MR. SLOWCOME a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MUTTON-HEAD a slow, stupid fellow …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– NOSE-PICKING SPEED an extremely slow pace …1986 US naval aviator usage
– PAAT-POKE a very slow person …Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– PALIE a lethargic, slow-moving, sluggish person; a feeble weakling …1825 Sc. 
– PAULIE;  PAWLIE a slow, inactive person; a feeble, inanimate person …1825 Sc.  
– POKE a slow or lazy animal; a stupid, boring, slow, or plodding person; a lazy person; a dawdler; a bore; a worthless fellow …1844 Amer. dial. 
– POKE-EASY an easygoing person; a lazy, slow person …1909 Amer dial.
– PUMPKIN HEAD a slow or dim-witted person; a dunce …1775 Amer.
– SANNOCK a fanciful, dainty person; one who is slow and undecided, or namby-pamby …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAUNTER-POKE one of slow habits …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SIDITHERUM a creeping, slow-motioned person …1855 Eng. dial. obs.
– SLEEPING JESUS a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLEEPY a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOWBULL a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLOWCOME a slow person; a lagging, stupid, lazy fellow; a lazy, sluggish fellow; an idler …1882 Eng. dial.
– SNAIL a very slow person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STEP-AND-FETCH-IT a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TAPEWORM a parasite; a slow or stealthy person or thing …1824
– TARD someone who is moving or acting slowly …Bk2006 Amer. teen & high school sl.
– TARDIGRADE a slow goer …1647 obs.
– TARTLE a dawdler, a slow mover; a chatterbox, a waster of time …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TARTLER a dawdler, a slow mover; a chatterbox, a waster of time …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TARTLES a dawdler, a slow mover; a chatterbox, a waster of time …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– THARF-COMER one who comes slowly and reluctantly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WEARY ANN a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WEARY WILLY a nickname for a slow or lazy person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
SLOW etc. – PHRASES
– ASAP as slowly as possible …2002 Can. sl.
– COULDN’T RUN GUTS FOR A SLOW BUTCHER very slow, stupid …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– DEAD LICE ARE DROPPING OFF used for describing someone who is very slow-moving or lazy …1960 US sl.
– DEAD LICE ARE FALLING OFF used for describing someone who is very slow-moving or lazy …1960 US sl.
 
SLOW etc. – VERBS
– ACT LIKE THE DEAD LICE ARE DROPPING OFF ONE to be inactive, slow, or lethargic …c1960 Amer. dial.
– ASS ALONG to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BE TOO SLOW TO CATCH A COLD to be extremely slow …1966 Amer. dial.
– BE TOO SLOW TO CATCH THE ITCH to be extremely slow …1952 Amer. dial.
– BE TOO SLOW TO CATCH THE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH to be extremely slow …1966 Amer. dial.
– BOGUE to wander, to walk aimlessly; to trudge; to move slowly …1775 Amer. dial.
– BROWSE to move slowly and without energy …1965 Amer. dial.
– BUG ALONG to move about slowly and without energy …1967 Amer. dial.
– CAG to crawl, to move slowly …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– COME A-POLING to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DADDLE to be slow in motion or action; to idle, to trifle, to waste time; to potter about; to saunter …1673 colloq., later Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAIDLE to idle, to trifle, to waste time; to potter about; to move or act slowly or in a slovenly manner; to saunter; to loiter …1756 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DOBB ALONG to move along slowly …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– DOG IT to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRAG ANCHOR to move slowly; to dawdle; to drift mentally; to do less than one’s best …1923 Amer. sl.
– DRAG IT to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRAG ONE’S FREIGHT to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRAG THE ANCHOR to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRAG THE CHAIN to be slow to perform some task, to lag behind …1912 Aust. sl.
– DRIFT to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DRIMBLE to loiter, to dawdle; to move slowly and without energy …1851 Eng. dial.
– DRINGLE to waste time in a lazy, lingering manner; to be slow, dilatory; to dawdle; to trickle sluggishly …c1680 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DRUMBLE to be sluggish or lazy and slow in movement …1598 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DRUTTLE to be slow in motion, to make little progress in walking …19C Scot
– DUBB ALONG to move along slowly …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– FART ALONG to do something very slowly or without conviction …1998 US sl.
 FIDFAD to go slowly; to waste time; to fuss, to trifle, to potter about …Bk1875 Eng. dial.
– GET AROUND LIKE DEAD LICE ARE FALLING OFF ONE to move about slowly and without energy …1965 Amer. dial.
– GET NO PLACE FAST to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GO A-POLING to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GO AT A SNAIL’S GALLOP to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HAVE LEAD IN ONE’S BRITCHES to move slowly and without energy …1965 Amer. dial.
– KAG to crawl, to move slowly …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– INCH to move slowly; to encroach …1690 sl.
– KITE to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LOP ABOUT to move slowly or aimlessly; to loll; to idle …1882 Amer. dial.
– LOP AROUND to move slowly or aimlessly; to loll; to idle …1965 Amer. dial.
– LOP ROUND to move slowly or aimlessly; to loll; to idle …1851 Amer. dial.
– MOG to move slowly or aimlessly; to trudge; to go …1890 Amer. dial.
– MOG ALONG to walk, to move, esp. slowly or aimlessly; to depart …1890 Amer. dial.
– MOGEY to move slowly and without energy …1968 Amer. dial.
– MOGG to move slowly or aimlessly; to trudge; to go …1890 Amer. dial.
– MOGLE to move, esp. slowly or aimlessly …1892 Amer. dial.
– MOOCH to move slowly or apathetically; to idle about, to loaf …1927 Amer. dial.
– MOPE to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOSEY ALONG to be slow; to stroll, to saunter …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOSY ALONG to be slow; to stroll, to saunter …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MUDGE (ALONG) to move along slowly; to work in a leisurely way …1950 Amer. dial.
– NANTLE to work feebly, languidly, or imperfectly; to potter about; to move slowly and feebly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OOZLE to move slowly or lazily …1934 Aust. & NZ 
– PAD THE ROAD to go on foot; to move or travel slowly …1813 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PAKE to stroll about; to move slowly; to tread …1847 Eng. dial.
– PLUG ALONG to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PODGE to go slowly …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– POKE to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– POKE-EASY to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUDGE to go slowly …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SCRAWL to crawl, to creep; to move slowly or with difficulty; to hobble; to scramble, to sprawl …1747 Eng. dial.
– SHACK to amble along; to go at a slow trot …1833 Amer. dial.
– SHAMMICK to walk in a shambling or idle way; to saunter, to mosey; to move slowly …1927 Amer. dial.
– SHAMMOCK to walk in a shambling or idle way; to saunter, to mosey; to move slowly …E18 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– SHAMMUCK to walk in a shambling or idle way; to saunter, to mosey; to move slowly …1925 Amer. dial.
– SHUMMICK to walk in a shambling or idle way; to saunter, to mosey; to move slowly …1913 Amer. dial.
– SLOW-POKE to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLUFF ALONG to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STEP AND FETCH IT to be slow …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WALK of a vehicle, a ship, a stream: to go very slowly …1827
– WALK AROUND LIKE DEAD LICE ARE FALLING OFF ONE to move about slowly and without energy …1965 Amer. dial.
– WANDLE to walk unsteadily or wearily; to move with a slow, trembling step …1686 Eng. dial.
– WANNEL to walk unsteadily or wearily; to move with a slow, trembling step …1686 Eng. dial.


SLOW DOWN – INTERJECTIONS
– slow down! DON’T BUST YOUR BRITCHES! 1965 Amer. dial.
– slow down! DON’T GET YOUR TAIL IN A KNOT! 1967 Amer. dial.
– slow down! DON’T TIE YOUR BRITCHES UP! 1965 Amer. dial.
– slow down! slowly! ARSTY! L19 army and later Royal Air Force usage

SLOW DOWN – VERBS
CURB to stop or slow down …1953 US


SLOWER – ADJECTIVES
– slower LATTER c1000 obs.


SLOW-WITTED – ADJECTIVES
– BIRD-BRAINED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1922 sl.
– BONE-HEADED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1903 sl., orig. US
– CLUELESS foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1943 sl.
– DAFTISH somewhat slow of intellect, stupid …1845 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– DARK stupid, slow-witted, ignorant …a1660 sl.
– DAW-DAW slow-witted …c1950 colloq.
– DAW-YAW slow-witted …c1950 colloq.
– DIM foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1892 sl.
– DIM-WITTED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1940 sl.
– DOPEY;  DOPY foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1903 sl.. orig. US
 DOWF lacking spirit or energy; gloomy; also, slow-witted, stupid …a1522 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– DOZEY;  DOZY foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1924 Brit. sl.
– DULL-HEADED slow-witted, obtuse in intellect …1552
– DULL-PATED slow-witted, dull-headed …1580
– DUMB foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1823 sl.
– DUMB-ASSED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1957 US sl.
– DUMPISH dull, stupid, slow-witted; inactive, inert, spiritless; destitute of sensation; abstracted, insensible to outward things; dull, uninteresting …1545 obs.
– DUNDERHEADED stupid, foolish, slow-witted …1692
– FAT slow-witted, indolent, self-complacent …1588
– GORMLESS foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …c1746 sl.
– IDLE-MINDED slow-witted; wandering in mind; dull and stupid …1967 Amer. dial.
– LAME-BRAINED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1929 sl., chiefly US
– LEATHER-HEADED stupid, foolish, slow-witted …a1668
– LUNKHEADED slow-witted, foolish …L19 sl.
– MEAT-HEADED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1949 sl., chiefly US
– MULLET-HEADED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1857 US sl.
– MUTTON-HEADED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1768 sl.
– NOT HAVE ALL FOUR PAWS ON THE MOUSE slow-witted …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– PEA-BRAINED foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …1950 sl.
– SHORT-MINDED slow-witted …1862 Amer. dial.
– SO SLOW HE COULDN’T GET A JOB AS A SPEED HUMP slow-witted, lethargic …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– TAIVERT;  TAVERT stupid, foolish, muddle-headed, slow-witted, half-witted …1818 Sc.
– THICK foolish, slow-witted, unintelligent, stupid …a1800 sl.
– THICK AS A BRICK dull, slow-witted …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– THICK AS THE DUST ON A PUBLIC SERVANT’S OUT-TRAY dull, slow-witted …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– ZOMBIED OUT slow-witted …1940s sl.
 
SLOW-WITTED – NOUNS, PERSON
– AARDVARK a slow-witted person having a coarse or foolish appearance; an oaf; a fool …1968 Amer. sl.
– B.B. a bird-brain; a fool, a stupid person; one of low intelligence; a slow-witted person …1958 US sl.
– BIRD-BRAIN a slow-witted person …1933 sl.
– BONE-HEAD a slow-witted person …1908 sl., orig. US
– CABOOSE a slow-witted person …1920s US sl.
– CLOD a slow-witted person …1605
– DAFTY a silly fellow; a slow-witted person …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– DIMWIT a slow-witted person …1922 sl., orig. US
 DOTE a foolish, incompetent or slow-witted person …a1275
– DULL-HEAD a dull-headed or slow-witted person; a fool, a blockhead …1534 obs.
– DULL-PATE a dull-headed or slow-witted person; a fool, a blockhead …a1500 obs.
– DUMBO a slow-witted or stupid person …1960 sl., orig. US
– DUNDERHEAD a stupid, slow-witted person; an idiot; a fool …1630 depreciative usage
– FLAKE one who is ‘flaky’ or liable to act in an eccentric or crazy manner; also, a foolish, slow-witted or unreliable person …1968 sl.
– JOE SOAP a slow-witted or ordinary person 
– KNUCKLE-HEAD a slow-witted or stupid person …1944
– LAME-BRAIN a slow-witted person …1929 sl., chiefly US
– LUNK a slow-witted person …1867 sl., orig. US
– LUNK-HEAD. a slow-witted person …1884 sl., orig. US
– MEAT-HEAD a slow-witted person …1945 sl., chiefly US
– MOOCH a slow-witted person; one who is easily cheated, deceived, imposed upon, or swindled; a gullible or naive person; a dupe, a sucker …1910 colloq.
– MOPE a fool, a stupid person, a simpleton; a dolt, an oaf; a dullard; a slow-witted or inept person …c1390
– MORON a stupid or slow-witted person; a fool; an idiot; a feeble-minded person; a dunce …1917 colloq., orig. US
– MOUTH a person who talks foolishly; a slow-witted or gullible person; a fool; a dupe …1663 orig. cant
– MULLET-HEAD a slow-witted person …1857 US sl.
– MUSSEL-HEAD a slow-witted, unintelligent person …1953 Amer. dial.
– MUTT a slow-witted person …1901 sl., orig. US
– MUTT AND JEFF a pair of slow-witted men, esp. one tall and one short …1917 sl.
– MUTTON-HEAD a slow-witted person …1803 sl., orig. US
– OAF a large, slow-witted, clumsy person …1902 sl.
– OAFO a large, slow-witted, clumsy person; a lout …1959 sl.
– PRUNE a slow-witted person; a simpleton; one easily duped … c1900 Amer. sl.
– SAFT DUD an inept, slow-witted, sheepish sort of person …1894 Sc.
– SPARROW-BRAIN a slow-witted person …1930 sl.
– SPARROWHEAD a person with a tiny brain; a person of limited intelligence; a slow-witted person …1984 US sl. 
– TAMMIE NORRIE a stupid, slow-witted, doltish person …1701 Sc.
– TAM-O’-NORRIE a stupid, slow-witted, doltish person …1701 Sc.
– WOODENTOP a slow-witted person …1983 Brit. sl.
– ZOMBIE a dull, apathetic, or slow-witted person; a boring, witless person lacking in motivation; also used as a term of disparagement …1936 colloq.
 
SLOW-WITTED – VERBS
– DUNCIFY to make a dunce of; to render a person stupid, slow-witted, or confused …1594