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Definition of sloth noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sloth

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//slɔθ//
     
    , NAmE//slɑθ//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a S. American animal that lives in trees and moves very slowly
  2. 2[uncountable] (formal) the bad habit of being lazy and unwilling to work
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sloth