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adj. slea·zi·er, slea·zi·est
a. Shabby, dirty, and vulgar; tawdry: "sleazy storefronts with torn industrial carpeting and dirt on the walls" (Seattle Weekly).
b. Dishonest or corrupt; disreputable: Some sleazy characters hang around casinos.
2. Made of low-quality materials; cheap or shoddy.
3. Thin and loosely woven; flimsy: The coat has a sleazy lining.
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|Noun||1.||sleaziness - morally dishonorable; "an embarrassing sleaziness that I hope will be corrected by the more ethical newspapers"|
|2.||sleaziness - a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing|
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
raggedness - shabbiness by virtue of being in rags
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