slimer

noun slim·er \ˈslīmə(r)\

Definition of slimer

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  toadfish

  2. 2 :  any of various devices (such as a buddle or shaking table) for concentrating ore slime

  3. 3 [2slime + -er] :  a worker who slimes something: such as a :  a cannery worker who cleans fish by hand b :  a slaughterhouse worker who ties intestines into hanks and cleans them before they go individually to the casing-cleaning machine

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Origin and Etymology of slimer

1slime + -er


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