What is another word for sleazy?

Synonyms for sleazy
ˈsli zi, ˈsleɪ zisleazy

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  1. sleazyadjective

    Synonyms:
    skeezy

  2. sleazyadjective

    Marked by low quality; inferior; inadequate.

    Synonyms:
    skeezy

  3. sleazyadjective

    Dishonorable; base; vulgar; raunchy; sordid.

    Synonyms:
    skeezy

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sleazyadjective

    of cloth; thin and loosely woven

    "the coat has a sleazy lining"

    Synonyms:
    sordid, chintzy, cheap, seamy, crummy, cheesy, squalid, tinny, seedy, bum, punk

    Antonyms:
    superior, thick, reputable

  2. bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinnyadjective

    of very poor quality; flimsy

    Synonyms:
    seamy, flashy, chintzy, garish, inexpensive, trashy, chinchy, meretricious, tacky, gimcrack, squalid, loud, seedy, flash, brassy, cheap, crummy, cheesy, gaudy, tawdry, bum, tinny, tatty, sordid, punk

    Antonyms:
    reputable, thick, superior

  3. seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalidadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    indisposed, chintzy, poorly(p), ailing, squalid, peaked(p), scruffy, dirty, tinny, bum, flyblown, crummy, unwell, cheesy, seedy, seamy, cheap, sordid, under the weather, punk, sickly

    Antonyms:
    thick, superior, reputable

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sleazyadjective

    Synonyms:
    thin, flimsy, weak

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  1. sleazyadjective

    Synonyms:
    flimsy, thin, gauzy

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sleazy":

    sordid, squalid

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#193434chintzy
#209600meretricious

How to use sleazy in a sentence?

  1. Matt Eonta:

    Anything that we could think of to try to get people to put additional pressure on UHC, it didn't work. It seemed like a sleazy, kind of underbelly moment for me in terms of how this insurance company actually worked.

  2. Dan Gainor:

    By using the word ‘Advent,’ the magazine turned its sleazy, soft-core modeling segments into a controversy, of course it’s sacrilegious. That was the intention.

  3. Piers Morgan:

    Theres nothing sleazy about it, or nasty, or even remotely problematic to quote the ghastly buzzword of modern-day political correctness.

  4. Dan Gainor:

    The article was sleazy which essentially defines Gawker, they would have done the same if they caught him using a hook-up site to have sex with a female porn star. Gawker traffics in causing pain to people through public humiliation.


Translations for sleazy

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  • lyssky, skummelDanish
  • frivol, schäbig, vulgär, miesGerman
  • sórdido, chungo, gacho, cutreSpanish
  • törkyinen, rähjäinen, kurjaFinnish
  • sordideFrench
  • malevolo, sordidoItalian
  • obskurny, plugawy, podejrzanyPolish
  • vulgar, inferiorPortuguese
  • постыдный, грязный, плюгавый, низкопробныйRussian

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