slime·​ball ˈslīm-ˌbȯl How to pronounce slimeball (audio)

Examples of slimeball in a Sentence

He's a real slimeball for leaving her. a real slimeball, that shyster has happily defended, for a healthy fee, drug dealers and child molesters
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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slimeball was in 1972

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“Slimeball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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