slimy

adjective
\ ˈslī-mē How to pronounce slimy (audio) \
slimier; slimiest

Definition of slimy

1 : of, relating to, or resembling slime : viscous also : covered with or yielding slime

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Other Words from slimy

slimily \ ˈslī-​mə-​lē How to pronounce slimily (audio) \ adverb
sliminess \ ˈslī-​mē-​nəs How to pronounce sliminess (audio) \ noun

Synonyms for slimy

Synonyms

miry, mucky, muddy, oozy, sludgy, slushy

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Examples of slimy in a Sentence

Get your slimy fingers off my jacket. please remove your slimy boots before coming into the house

First Known Use of slimy

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of slimy was in the 14th century

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slimy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of slimy

: covered with slime
: resembling slime
informal : very dishonest, bad, or immoral

slimy

adjective
\ ˈslī-mē How to pronounce slimy (audio) \
slimier; slimiest

Kids Definition of slimy

1 : having a slippery feel or look
2 : covered with slime slimy rocks

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