The definition of sleazy is shabby, a low morals person or a flimsy texture.adjective
An example of a sleazy person is someone who is constantly drunk and hitting on women.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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adjective slea·zi·er, slea·zi·est
- a. Shabby, dirty, and vulgar; tawdry: “sleazy storefronts with torn industrial carpeting and dirt on the walls” (Seattle Weekly).b. Dishonest or corrupt; disreputable: Some sleazy characters hang around casinos.
- Made of low-quality materials; cheap or shoddy.
- Thin and loosely woven; flimsy: The coat has a sleazy lining.
Origin: Origin unknown.
- sleaˈzi·ly adverb
- sleaˈzi·ness noun