What does sleazy mean?

Definitions for sleazy
ˈsli zi, ˈsleɪ zisleazy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleazy(adj)

    of cloth; thin and loosely woven

    "the coat has a sleazy lining"

  2. bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny(adj)

    of very poor quality; flimsy

  3. seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalid(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"

Wiktionary

  1. sleazy(Adjective)

    Marked by low quality; inferior; inadequate.

  2. sleazy(Adjective)

    Dishonorable; base; vulgar; raunchy; sordid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleazy(adj)

    wanting firmness of texture or substance; thin; flimsy; as, sleazy silk or muslin

  2. Origin: [Cf. G. schleissig worn out, threadbare, from schleissen to slit, split, decay, or E. leasy.]

Freebase

  1. Sleazy

    "Sleazy" is a song by Sydney band Expatriate. A demo version was featured as a B-side on the band's first single "Get Out, Give In" which was only sold at early live shows, and which is long out of print. The song was, at one stage, available as a free download on the band's website, however the link has long since been removed. A fully mastered studio version was recorded with John Goodmanson during the sessions for Expatriate's debut album In the Midst of This however that version has not been released to date. Live performances of "Sleazy" ceased once In the Midst of This was released.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sleazy

    slā′zi, or slē′zi, adj. thin and flimsy.—n. Slea′ziness. [Prob. Ger. schleissig, worn out, readily split—schleissen, to split.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleazy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleazy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sleazy in a Sentence

  1. Piers Morgan:

    Theres nothing sleazy about it, or nasty, or even remotely problematic to quote the ghastly buzzword of modern-day political correctness.

  2. Dan Gainor:

    By using the word ‘Advent,’ the magazine turned its sleazy, soft-core modeling segments into a controversy, of course it’s sacrilegious. That was the intention.

  3. Matt Eonta:

    Anything that we could think of to try to get people to put additional pressure on UHC, it didn't work. It seemed like a sleazy, kind of underbelly moment for me in terms of how this insurance company actually worked.

  4. Dan Gainor:

    The article was sleazy which essentially defines Gawker, they would have done the same if they caught him using a hook-up site to have sex with a female porn star. Gawker traffics in causing pain to people through public humiliation.

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Translations for sleazy

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  • skummel, lysskyDanish
  • frivol, vulgär, mies, schäbigGerman
  • chungo, cutre, gacho, sórdidoSpanish
  • törkyinen, kurja, rähjäinenFinnish
  • sordideFrench
  • malevolo, sordidoItalian
  • podejrzany, obskurny, plugawyPolish
  • inferior, vulgarPortuguese
  • низкопробный, грязный, постыдный, плюгавыйRussian

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