skee·​zy ˈskē-zē How to pronounce skeezy (audio)
skeezier; skeeziest
: morally or physically disgusting or repulsive : skeevy, sleazy
In Sleeping With Other Friends, Matthew has slicked hair parted to the side with a thin mustache. He looks like a skeezy guy that you wouldn't trust.Dino-Ray Ramos
We're supposed to cheer when Johnny flouts liquor laws and gets away with serving underage girls. Instead it just feels skeezy.Devan Coggan
I was so disgusted that I looked up his girlfriend on a social-networking site and sent her a copy of the conversation, thinking that she had a right to see how skeezy he really was.Cosmopolitan
It seemed very clean—except, of course, the bathrooms, which seem to be skeezy almost everywhere.Beth Whitehouse

Word History


phonesthemic word, perhaps blending skeevy and sleazy

First Known Use

1992, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skeezy was in 1992

Dictionary Entries Near skeezy

Cite this Entry

“Skeezy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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