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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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Before he took on Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here Saturday night (yesterday morning, Manila time), Thurman went on a rampage of trash talking that made even the sleazeballs of the fight game cringe.
Most recently the CEO of music company Patari had to leave the company in the wake of damning screenshots; Twitter user @lanaschild has compiled a list of sleazeballs who have been stalking, harassing and according to some, even grooming young girls online.
Yes, we know that some past behaviour was wrong and those sleazeballs need to be named and shamed.
Women are being snowflaky, too quick to take offence, or should just kick these sleazeballs in the balls, come the familiar refrains.
Of course, it is possible that sleazeballs can slip past the JBC's scrutiny and manage to worm their way into the highest court of the land; but, as former chief justice Artemio Panganiban spoke from his own experience in that Court ('SC stood tall in crucial cases,' Opinion, 1/29/17), most will, by and large, resist the temptation to betray their 'oaths to render justice though the heavens fall Fiat justitia ruat caelum.'
Some rich and famous people are lying, cheating sleazeballs. The law is a cumbersome beast trying to do the right thing in an imperfect, fast-moving world .
Why should they care what happens to the families of these sleazeballs when the adulterers clearly don't?
HAVING being pushed, squashed and squeezed by ignorant sweaty men at one of the F1 nightspot parties I would like to state to these sleazeballs that girls just want to dance and have fun ...
"Is no one aware of how the papers would latch on to such a bevy of sleazeballs and spivs as they are allowed in to consort with the great and the good of the Tory stratosphere?
But the millionaire sleazeballs, most of whom are married or with partners were horrified when they were exposed of their scam.
The corruption allegations attracted wide coverage in the British press, with reports branding FIFA officials "sleazeballs" and "rotten to the core."
At first, Rourke's determination to play sleazeballs rather than likable heroes was admired as a brave, even brilliant artistic strategy.