Slimy Definition

slīmē
slimier, slimiest
adjective
slimier, slimiest
Of or like slime.
Webster's New World
Covered with or full of slime.
Webster's New World
Disgusting, repulsive, despicable, etc.
Webster's New World
Excessively ingratiating; smarmy.
A slimy salesman.
American Heritage

(slang, figuratively) Friendly in a false, calculating way; underhanded; sneaky.

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Other Word Forms of Slimy

Noun

Singular:
slimy
Plural:
slimies

Adjective

Base Form:
slimy
Comparative:
slimier
Superlative:
slimiest

Origin of Slimy

  • From Middle English, from Old English slÄ«miÄ¡ (“slimy"), equivalent to slime +"Ž -y. Cognate with Dutch slijmig, slijmerig (“slimy"), German schleimig (“slimy"), Swedish slemmig (“slimy").

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