Examples of sleazy in a Sentence
a dancer in a sleazy outfit
a sleazy lothario who is always on the make
Recent Examples of sleazy from the Web
Baywatch’ is sleazy and wholesome, silly and earnest, dumb as a box of sand and slyly self-aware.
Fact: While there are still misperceptions of car salespeople as sleazy con artists, the reality is that today’s sales force is highly educated and eager to work as your advocate in the car buying process.
The recent revelations that tie Trump's son and son-in-law to a sleazy meeting with a Russian lawyer will only increase the worries in Europe of a U.S. Administration tied in knots for years by investigations.
First up was Drake: The emotional crooner known for his sleazy-chic style sported a monogram denim jacket, appropriately accessorized with a large wine glass.
The GOP should condemn Don Jr.’s actions because those actions were sleazy and dumb.
British editor Ben Cobb, the king of sleazy chic, and his colleague Luke Jefferson Day both made the case for the sexy styling trick over the weekend in twinning décolletage-revealing shirts.
The sleazy tactics raised questions about management oversight and exposed the sometimes-cozy relationship between his media outlets and the government.
In truth, his skeptical Hollywood boss (Doug Mancheski, who doubles as a sleazy Door County realtor) is unsure Wisconsin can deliver what his movie stars want: modern amenities and a vibrant nightlife.
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Origin and Etymology of sleazy
First Known Use: circa 1645See Words from the same year
Synonymsskanky [slang], slatternly, sluttish, slutty, trampy
Antonymsexcellent, fine, first-class, first-rate, good, high-grade, superior, top-notch
Related Wordswhorish; indecent, lascivious, lewd, wanton; indecorous, unbecoming; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, perverted, reprobate
Near Antonymspriggish, prim, prudish, puritanical, straitlaced (or straightlaced); decent, decorous, genteel, polite, proper, seemly; celibate, chaste, modest, moral, pure, virtuous
SLEAZY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sleazy for English Language Learners
: dishonest or immoral
: dirty and in bad condition from being neglected
: not decent or socially respectable
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