noun \ˈslēz also ˈslāz\

: behavior that is dishonest or immoral

: a dishonest or immoral person

Full Definition of SLEAZE

:  sleazy quality, appearance, or behavior; also :  sleazy material
:  a sleazy person

Examples of SLEAZE

  1. <some sleaze will try to make a buck off of this tragic murder>
  2. <at least her newest boyfriend isn't the kind of sleaze she usually dates>

Origin of SLEAZE

back-formation from sleazy
First Known Use: 1954

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