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Sleazy   /slˈizi/   Listen
Sleazy

adjective
(Spelt also slazy)
1.
Of cloth; thin and loosely woven.
2.
Of very poor quality; flimsy.  Synonyms: bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, tinny.
3.
Morally degraded.  Synonyms: seamy, seedy, sordid, squalid.  "The seamy side of life" , "Sleazy characters hanging around casinos" , "Sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls" , "The sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils" , "The squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal"






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"Sleazy" Quotes from Famous Books



... the clothes—the cheap, sleazy garments the poor mother had made ready as best she could. But this did not solve the pressing problem of the baby's transportation. Rilla looked helplessly round. Oh, for mother—or Susan! Her eyes fell on an enormous blue soup tureen at ...
— Rilla of Ingleside • Lucy Maud Montgomery



Words linked to "Sleazy" :   inferior, sleaze, thin, colloquialism, disreputable, sleaziness



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