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

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Synonyms for slimeball


skank [slang], sleaze, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime

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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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But Don Blankenship, the slimeball West Virginia coal operator who tried to cover up safety violations in the Upper Big Branch mine before an explosion there killed 29 miners in 2010, has gone too far. Joseph Gerth, The Courier-Journal, "Disgusting, racist attack on McConnell is a new low for coal Republican," 4 May 2018 Earlier on Friday, the president attacked fired F.B.I. Director James Comey, as an untruthful slimeball. NBC News, "Meet the Press - April 15, 2018," 15 Apr. 2018 The biggest surprises confirm what an unbelievable slimeball Connie is. A. O. Scott, New York Times, "Review: A ‘Good Time’ Was Not Had by This Critic," 10 Aug. 2017 Then the slimeball sends Meemo to execute Ray and Nikki. Zane Moses,, "'Fargo' recap: More death and dark humor," 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of slimeball

1972, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of slimeball

informal : a very bad, unpleasant, or dishonest person

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miscellaneous remnants or debris

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