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sleaze

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sleaze

  1. 1 a person of low moral character <some sleaze will try to make a buck off of this tragic murder> Synonyms skank [slang], sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime, slimeball [slang] Related Words slattern, slut, tramp; degenerate, libertine, perv, pervert, reprobate; creep, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang]; pettifogger, shyster

  2. 2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others <at least her newest boyfriend isn't the kind of sleaze she usually dates> Synonyms bastard, beast, bleeder [British], blighter [chiefly British], boor, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, creep, cretin, crud [slang], crumb [slang], cur, dirtbag [slang], dog, fink, heel, hound, joker, louse, lout, pill, rat, rat fink, reptile, rotter, schmuck [slang], scum, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang], skunk, jerk, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime, slimeball [slang], slob, snake, so-and-so, sod [chiefly British], stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, verminRelated Words barbarian, brute, caveman, Neanderthal, savage; loudmouth, vulgarian; lowlife, miscreant, rascal, rogue, roughneck, scab, scamp, scoundrel, villain, wretch; booby, doofus [slang], fool, jackass, nincompoop, ninny, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, nut, schmo (or schmoe) [slang]; airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, dink [slang], dolt, dope, dork [slang], goon, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, moron, turkey; brat, insolent, nuisance, pest, snip; snob, snoot, snot; dweeb [slang], nerdNear Antonyms hero, heroine, idol, role model; gentleman, lady; angel, saint

  3. 3 that which is of low quality or worth <the TV networks wouldn't be airing such sleaze if the public wasn't watching it> Synonyms cheese, crapola [slang], dreck (also drek), muck, rubbish, junk, slop, slush, trash, tripeRelated Words camp, kitsch; claptrap, humbug, nonsense; bomb, clinker, clunker, dud, lemon, stinker, turkey; mess, muddle, shambles




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