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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, oozeverb

    any thick, viscous matter

  2. slimeverb

    cover or stain with slime

    "The snake slimed his victim"


  1. slimenoun

    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.

  2. slimenoun

    Any mucilaginous substance; or a mucus-like substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals, such as snails or slugs.

  3. slimenoun

    Human flesh, seen disparagingly; mere human form.

  4. slimeverb

    To coat with slime.

  5. slimeverb

    To besmirch or disparage.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Slimenoun

    Viscous mire; any glutinous substance.

    Etymology: slim , Saxon; sligm, Dutch.

    The higher Nilus swells
    The more it promises: as it ebbs, the seedsman
    Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain. William Shakespeare.

    Brick for stone, and slime for mortar. Gen.

    The vale of Siddim was full of slime-pits. Gen. xiv. 10.

    God, out of his goodness, caused the wind to blow, to dry up the abundant slime and mud of the earth, and make the land more firm, and to cleanse the air of thick vapours and unwholsome mists. Walter Raleigh.

    Some plants grow upon the top of the sea, from some concretion of slime where the sun beateth hot, and the sea stirreth little. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    And with Asphaltick slime, broad as the gate,
    Deep to the roots of hell, the gather’d beach
    They fasten’d. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    Now dragon grown; larger than whom the sun
    Engender’d in the Pythian vale on slime,
    Huge Python! John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    O foul descent! I’m now constrain’d
    Into a beast, to mix with bestial slime,
    This essence to incarnate and imbrute. John Milton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slimenoun

    soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud

  2. Slimenoun

    any mucilaginous substance; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive

  3. Slimenoun


  4. Slimenoun

    mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing

  5. Slimenoun

    a mucuslike substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals

  6. Slimeverb

    to smear with slime

  7. Etymology: [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.]


  1. SLIME

    SLIME, the Superior Lisp Interaction Mode for Emacs, is an Emacs mode for developing Common Lisp applications. SLIME originates in an Emacs mode called SLIM written by Eric Marsden and developed as an open-source project by Luke Gorrie and Helmut Eller. Over 100 Lisp developers have contributed code to SLIME since the project was started in 2003. SLIME uses a backend called SWANK that is loaded into Common Lisp. SLIME works with the following Common Lisp implementations: ⁕CMU Common Lisp ⁕Scieneer Common Lisp ⁕Steel Bank Common Lisp ⁕Clozure CL ⁕LispWorks ⁕Allegro Common Lisp ⁕CLISP ⁕Embeddable Common Lisp ⁕Armed Bear Common Lisp Some implementations of other programming languages are using SLIME: ⁕Clojure ⁕GOO ⁕JavaScript ⁕Kawa, a Scheme implementation ⁕GNU R ⁕Ruby ⁕MIT Scheme ⁕Scheme48 There are also clones of SLIME: ⁕SOLID for OCaml

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slime

    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.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slime in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of slime in a Sentence

  1. Franz Kafka:

    Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy

  2. Andrew Machles:

    We're going to slime a couple of astronauts and put Crew Dragon through a couple demonstrations.

  3. President Trump:

    He is a weak and untruthful slime ball who was, as time has proven, a terrible Director of the FBI, it was my great honor to fire James Comey!

  4. Alyssa Bonel:

    I was able to get the slime onto his upper arm.

  5. Franklin P. Adams:

    Prohibition is an awful flop. We like it. It can't stop what it's meant to stop. We like it. It's left a trail of graft and slime, It don't prohibit worth a dime, It's filled our land with vice and crime. Nevertheless, we're for it.

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