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n. Slang
A sleazy person.
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(ˈsliːzˌbɔːl) or


slang an odious and contemptible person
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And a lot of people thought it was unfair, like a lot of other things and it was the same gang, the (former FBI Director James) Comey gang and all these sleazebags that did it."
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In his book Down Under, Bill Bryson collected terms former PM Paul Keating used to describe his opponents: "Scumbags, criminal garbage, sleazebags, stupid foul-mouthed grubs, p**sants, mangy maggots, perfumed gigolos, gutless spivs, boxheads, immoral cheats, and stunned mullets."
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"There are some sleazebags in politics," Geren said, "and these guys are going to fall right in that bracket."
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His adult books are often described as "gonzo." They offer a mix of murder, mayhem, sleazebags, improbable situations and protagonists who nonetheless manage to maintain a moral compass.
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Instead I learn that the majority of public opinion dictates that we are all sleazebags and liars.
"Some things needed remedying, but we were wrong to suggest that the Major government and most members of the parliamentary Conservative party were sleazebags. That was not true, but we found it extremely rewarding politically to say so."
Though "Resilience" opens with Jimmy hiring a call girl to play out his fantasy of cheating on a nonexistent girlfriend, as sleazebags go, he's no worse than the other rock-bottom types who inhabit Bojack's world.