Meaning of slatternish in English:

slatternish

Pronunciation /ˈslat(ə)nɪʃ/

adjective

  • Now somewhat dated, or used self-consciously for stylistic effect Somewhat slatternly.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873), writer and politician. From either slattern or slattern + -ish.