sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze(verb)
any thick, viscous matter
cover or stain with slime
"The snake slimed his victim"
Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive; bitumen; mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing.
Any mucilaginous substance; or a mucus-like substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals, such as snails or slugs.
Human flesh, seen disparagingly; mere human form.
To coat with slime.
To besmirch or disparage.
soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud
any mucilaginous substance; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive
mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing
a mucuslike substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals
to smear with slime
Origin: [OE. slim, AS. slm; akin to D. slijm, G. schleim, MHG. slmen to make smooth, Icel. slm slime, Dan. sliim; cf. L. limare to file, polish, levis smooth, Gr. ; or cf. L. limus mud.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
slīm, n. glutinous mud: (B.) probably bitumen.—n. Slime′-pit, a pit of slime or viscous mire.—adv. Slīm′ily.—n. Slīm′iness.—adj. Slīm′y, abounding with, or consisting of, slime: glutinous. [A.S. slím; Ger. schleim.]
The numerical value of Slime in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Slime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
But somewhere, beyond Space and Time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one who swam ere rivers were begun, immense of fishy form and mind, squamous omnipotent, and kind.
Ever since we crawled out of that primordial slime, that's been our unifying cry, More light. Sunlight. Torchlight. Candlight. Neon, incandescent lights that banish the darkness from our caves to illuminate our roads, the insides of our refrigerators. Big floods for the night games at Soldier's field. Little tiny flashlights for those books we read under the covers when we're supposed to be asleep. Light is more than watts and footcandles. Light is metaphor. Light is knowledge, light is life, light is light.
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- шлам, слізь, ілBelarusian
- légamo, lama, moco, cieno, babaSpanish
- clàbarScottish Gaelic
- 滑り, スライム, ぬめりJapanese
- śluz, szlamPolish
- gosma, lodoPortuguese
- слизь, шлам, илRussian
- слуз, sluzSerbo-Croatian
- шлам, слиз, ілUkrainian
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