HyperDic: sleazy

English > 3 senses of the word sleazy:
ADJECTIVEallsleazyof cloth
allsleazy, bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, tinnyof very poor quality
allsleazy, seamy, seedy, sordid, squalidmorally degraded
sleazy > pronunciation
Soundssliy'ziy
RhymesAnasazi ... z / Z: 56 rhymes with ziy...
English > sleazy: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf cloth; thin and loosely woven.
Example"the coat has a sleazy lining"
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
English > sleazy: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf very poor quality; flimsy.
Synonymsbum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, tinny
BroaderinferiorOf low or inferior quality
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbarato, caseoso, chungo, malo
Catalanfotut
Nounssleazetastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
sleazinessa lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
English > sleazy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmorally degraded.
Examples
  • "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"
  • "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
Synonymsseamy, seedy, sordid, squalid
Broaderdisreputablelacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
Spanishsórdido
Nounssleazinessmorally dishonorable

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