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slim·y

 (slī′mē)
adj. slim·i·er, slim·i·est
1.
a. Consisting of or resembling slime; viscous: slimy ooze.
b. Covered with or exuding slime: a slimy snail.
2.
a. Morally repulsive, as in being dishonest or corrupt.
b. Excessively ingratiating; smarmy: a slimy salesman.

slim′i·ly adv.
slim′i·ness n.

slimy

(ˈslaɪmɪ)
adj, slimier or slimiest
1. characterized by, covered with, containing, secreting, or resembling slime
2. offensive or repulsive
3. chiefly Brit characterized by servility
ˈslimily adv
ˈsliminess n

slim•y

(ˈslaɪ mi)

adj. slim•i•er, slim•i•est.
1. of or like slime.
2. abounding in or covered with slime.
3. offensively foul or vile.
[1350–1400]
slim′i•ly, adv.
slim′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slimy - covered with or resembling slime; "a slimy substance covered the rocks"
slippery, slippy - causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain"
2.slimy - morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"

slimy

adjective
1. viscous, clammy, glutinous, muddy, mucous, gloopy (informal), oozy, miry Her hand touched something cold and slimy.
2. (Chiefly Brit.) obsequious, creepy, unctuous, smarmy (Brit. informal), oily, grovelling, soapy (slang), sycophantic, servile, toadying his slimy business partner

slimy

adjective
Of, relating to, or covered with slime:
Translations
موحِل
mazlavý
mudretslimet
nyálkás
slímugur
mazľavýslizký

slimy

[ˈslaɪmɪ] ADJ (slimier (compar) (slimiest (superl))) → limoso
1. [substance] → viscoso; [snail] → baboso
2. (Brit) (fig) [person] → adulón, zalamero

slimy

[ˈslaɪmi] adj
(= sticky) [substance, surface] → visqueux/euse, gluant(e)
(= insincere) [person] → mielleux/euse

slimy

adj (+er) liquid, secretionschleimig; stone, wallglitschig; handsschmierig; (fig)schleimig; smile, personölig, schleimig; slimy trailSchleimspur m

slimy

[ˈslaɪmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (also) (fig) (person) → viscido/a; (covered with mud) → melmoso/a

slime

(slaim) noun
thin, slippery mud or other matter that is soft, sticky and half-liquid. There was a layer of slime at the bottom of the pond.
ˈslimy adjective
covered with, consisting of, or like, slime. a slimy mess on the floor.
ˈsliminess noun

slimy

a. viscoso-a; enlodado-a.
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