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slime

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slime

  1. 1 soft wet earth <she picked her steps carefully so as not to get any slime on her new shoes> Synonyms guck (or gook), mire, muck, ooze, mud, slop, sludge, slushRelated Words gumbo, silt; clay, dirt, gravel, humus, loam, sand, soil

  2. 2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others <that guy's a real slime, so avoid him at all costs> 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, sleaze, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], jerk, 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 a person of low moral character <he's the kind of slime that TV reality shows love to cast as a villain> Synonyms skank [slang], sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], sleaze, slimeball [slang]Related Words slattern, slut, tramp; degenerate, libertine, perv, pervert, reprobate; creep, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang]; pettifogger, shyster





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