1 blindly imitative; "a slavish copy of the original"
2 abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient" [syn: subservient, submissive]
- in the manner of a slave; abject
in the manner of a slave
- German: sklavisch
- Portuguese: escravista
abused, apish, base, browbeaten, difficult, downtrod, downtrodden, emulative, formidable, ground down, heavy, henpecked, imitative, in leading strings, knotty, laborious, mean, menial, miserable, misused, obeisant, obsequious, operose, oppressed, ordered around, overborne, regimented, rough, rugged, servile, spineless, strenuous, subdued, submissive, subservient, tame, trampled, tyrannized, uninspired, unmanned, unoriginal, wretched