sliminess


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sliminess - a property resembling or being covered with slime
viscosity, viscousness - resistance of a liquid to shear forces (and hence to flow)
2.sliminess - the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotionssliminess - the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions; "the vileness of his language surprised us"
odiousness, offensiveness, distastefulness - the quality of being offensive
Translations
تَوَحُّل
slizovost
mudrethedslimethed
iszaposságnyálkásságragacsosság
òaî aî vera slímugur
mazľavosťslizkosť
cıvıklık

sliminess

[ˈslaɪmɪnɪs] N
1. [of substance] → viscosidad f; [of snail] → lo baboso
2. [of person] → zalamería f

sliminess

n (of liquid, secretion)Schleimigkeit f; (of stone, wall)Glitschigkeit f; (of hands)Schmierigkeit f; (fig: of person, smile) → Schleimigkeit f, → Öligkeit f

sliminess

[ˈslaɪmɪnɪs] n (also) (fig) (of person) → viscidità

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
References in classic literature ?
The grossness and the sliminess of it was forgotten in the simple grotesqueness of it, and he had the saving sense of humor.
In Keogh's hands, abjection's sliminess is softened to matte--its shade of Pepto-Bismol makes you think of chalky sweetness rather than shit.
Billy, despite his unrelenting, disgusting behavior, has a shocking motivation for his actions, and his layers of sliminess serve to emphasize the nuanced characteristics of Hannah, Blackstone, and even secondary characters such as Dallin and Hannah's sister.
Mushrooms have to be cooked so that their flavour is strong and their consistency firm and they have none of that sliminess that can often spoil poorly cooked ones.
WHEN coming across some act of political sliminess, I frequently remember that flinty old curmudgeon John Junor who, when editor of the Sunday Express, coined a phrase that went into the language.
Yeasts may grow under aerobic conditions on meat and causes sliminess, lipolysis, discolourations, of fodours and taste.
The study shows that taste, degree of sliminess (okra), and smell after cooking are factors that increase consumers' satisfaction.
Asustek executives stress that Transformer Primes outshine Apple and Samsung's equivalents in screen picture and voice quality as well as camera and sliminess features.
In destemmed musts, the pectin sliminess of unfermented white grapes blocks the flow of juice, resulting in sloppy cakes and low yields unless stems and/or rice hulls are mixed into the must.
Some people prefer the sliminess and would cook okra and eat it for the sliminess.