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Meaning of SLEAZY

Pronunciation:  'sleezee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal"
  2. [adj]  (informal) of very poor quality
  3. [adj]  of cloth; thin and loosely woven; "the coat has a sleazy lining"

SLEAZY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, disreputable, inferior, punk, seamy, seedy, sordid, squalid, thin, tinny



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Slea"zy\, a. [Cf. G. schleissig worn out, threadbare,
from schleissen to slit, split, decay, or E. leasy.]
Wanting firmness of texture or substance; thin; flimsy; as,
sleazy silk or muslin. [Spelt also {slazy}.]