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Synonyms for slimy
ˈslaɪ mi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched(adj)

    morally reprehensible

    "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"

  2. slimed, slimy(adj)

    covered with or resembling slime

    "a slimy substance covered the rocks"


  1. slimy(adjective)

    lubricous, conniving

  2. slimy(adjective)

    Of or pertaining to, resembling, of the nature of, covered or daubed with, yielding, abounding in slime; viscous; glutinous.

    lubricous, conniving

  3. slimy(adjective)

    friendly in a false, calculating way; underhanded; sneaky.

    conniving, lubricous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slimy

    sticky, viscous, viscid, glutinous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slimy(a.)

    miry, muddy, oozy

  2. slimy(a.)

    ropy, clammy, viscous, viscid, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, gelatinous, mucous, SLABBY

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "slimy":

    viscous, gooey, sticky

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How to use slimy in a sentence?

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    Democrat party is covering up a pattern of corruption involving high level members of the Obama cabinet, the multi-million and billion dollar pay-for-play is mind boggling. Biden Family sale of office to Ukraine was not the only one or the most egregious. Slimy Joe is not alone.

  2. Brad Smith:

    Unused drains create a slimy film that creates an ideal breeding spot for drain flies, if these flies are present in the house there is almost certainly a slow or clogged drain.

  3. Rudy Giuliani:

    If you're involved in a sort of slimy business,( that) says something about you -- says something about how far you'll go to make money, our real point about her is that she's not just generally un-credible, she's un-credible from the point of view of wanting to get money. She's a con artist.

  4. David Krone:

    All politics are local, you have got to let things play out, and we’re seeing now that it’s a lot harder to operate in sunshine than in darkness, as far as deals go, the average American doesn’t understand them and thinks they’re payoffs and a slimy part of the process, but deals like this have been around for centuries.

  5. Mark Christmann:

    I hope it tastes good, i mean it could be strange. I’d be alright with that. But as long as it doesn’t taste slimy or, like, overly crunchy.

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