slouch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"slouch" in British English

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slouchverb [I]

uk   us   /slaʊtʃ/
to ​stand, ​sit, or ​walk with the ​shouldershangingforward and the ​headbentslightly over so that you ​looktired and ​bored: Straighten ​your back - ​try not to slouch. A ​couple of ​boys were slouched over the ​tablereadingmagazines. A ​group of ​teenagers were slouching around ​outside the ​building.

slouchnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /slaʊtʃ/
a way of ​standing, ​sitting, or ​walking with the ​shouldershangingforward: He's ​developed a slouch from ​leaning over his ​books all ​day.
(Definition of slouch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slouchverb [I]

 us   /slɑʊtʃ/
to ​stand, ​sit, or ​walk with the ​shoulders and ​headbentforward: In a ​badmood, the ​boy slouched off to the ​beach.
slouch
noun [C]  us   /slɑʊtʃ/
He’s ​developed a slouch from ​leaning over his ​books all ​day.
(Definition of slouch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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