Meaning of sloothery in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsluːðəri/


  • Deceitful or insincere.

    ‘I don't give him any of that two-faced sloothery stuff’
    • ‘In his entire sloothery career, was anything more abysmal than his recent submission to pressure?’
    • ‘This article provides for the most indirect and sloothery method possible in passing legislation.’
    • ‘He would as soon have root canal surgery performed by his worst enemy as have sloothery mention made of him in this column.’
    • ‘This sloothery ambiguity is his stock-in-trade.’


Late 19th century from sloother + -y.