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English Dictionary: sleazy by the DICT Development Group
2 results for sleazy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. of cloth; thin and loosely woven; "the coat has a sleazy lining"
  2. of very poor quality; flimsy
    Synonym(s): bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny
  3. 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"
    Synonym(s): seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalid
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Sleazy \Slea"zy\, a. [Cf. G. schleissig worn out, threadbare,
      from schleissen to slit, split, decay, or E. leasy.]
      Wanting firmness of texture or substance; thin; flimsy; as,
      sleazy silk or muslin. [Spelt also {slazy}.]
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