What does ooze mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze(noun)

    any thick, viscous matter

  2. seepage, ooze, oozing(verb)

    the process of seeping

  3. seep, ooze(verb)

    pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings

  4. exude, exudate, transude, ooze out, ooze(verb)

    release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

    "exude sweat through the pores"


  1. ooze(Noun)

    Potion of vegetable matter used for leather tanning.

  2. ooze(Noun)

    Secretion, humour.

  3. ooze

    A thick often unpleasant liquid; muck.

  4. ooze(Verb)

    To secrete or slowly leak.

  5. ooze(Verb)

    To give off a sense of (something).

  6. ooze(Noun)

    Soft mud, slime, or shells on the bottom of a body of water.

  7. ooze(Noun)

    Piece of soft, wet, pliable turf.


  1. Ooze

    In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, an ooze is a type of creature. This category includes such monsters as slimes, jellies, deadly puddings, and similar mindless, amorphous blobs. They can be used by Dungeon Masters as enemies of the player characters. Many oozes dwell underground, and most secrete an acid from their skin that dissolves flesh and other materials rapidly. Oozes are essentially blind, but more than make up for that with an ability called "blindsight", which allows them to discern nearby objects and creatures without needing to see them visually.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ooze

    ōōz, n. soft mud: gentle flow, as of water through sand or earth: a kind of mud in the bottom of the ocean: the liquor of a tan vat.—v.i. to flow gently: to percolate, as a liquid through pores or small openings.—adj. Ooz′y, resembling ooze: slimy. [M. E. wose—A.S. wase, mud; akin to A.S. wos, juice, Ice. vas, moisture.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ooze in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ooze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov:

    A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.

  2. Unknown:

    Socrates seems to be the philosophical napkin with which the ensuing cultural thinkers of history wipe their mouths of pedantic ooze.

  3. Robin Green:

    I am...blood. That primordial ooze. Not out there, listeners, in here. Inside this skin we wear, it only lets us think we're something else-- nice clean brains, little talking computers running around in the pursuit of happiness. We pierce this skin and what do we see Warm ooze, protoplasm churning and jesting, defecating, pulsating, life, death.

Images & Illustrations of ooze

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