sleaze(redirected from sleazes)
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A sleazy condition, quality, or appearance: "His record of public service is untouched by any stain of shadiness or sleaze" (James J. Kilpatrick).
[Back-formation from sleazy.]
2. dishonest, disreputable, or immoral behaviour, esp of public officials or employees: political sleaze.
1. sleazy quality, character, or content; sordidness, vulgarity, or squalor.
a. a contemptible or vulgar person.
b. a shabby or slovenly person.
[1950–55; back formation from sleazy]
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|Noun||1.||sleaze - tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar|
tastelessness - inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste