Definition of Sleezy

1. squalid [adj SLEEZIER, SLEEZIEST] - See also: squalid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleezy

sleevelet
sleevelets
sleevelike
sleevemaker
sleevemakers
sleevemaking
sleevenotes
sleever
sleevers
sleeves
sleeves from one's vest
sleeving
sleevings
sleezier
sleeziest
sleezy (current term)
sleided
sleigh
sleigh bed
sleigh bell
sleighbell
sleighbells
sleighed
sleigher
sleighers
sleighest
sleighful
sleighfuls
sleighing
sleighlike

Literary usage of Sleezy

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"sleezy. Weak, wanting substance—I. I cannot well away with such sleasy stuff, with such cobweb ... from each other; sleezy, disposed to sleeze, badly woven. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"sleezy. Weak, wanting substance.— ]. I cannot well away wirh such sleasy stuff, with such cobweb compositions.—Howell in Todd. The radical sense is, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"sleezy. Weak, wanting substance.—J. I cannot well away with such sleazy stuff, with such cobweb compositions.—Howell in Todd. The radical sense is, ..."

4. Shropshire Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Etc., Used by Georgina Frederica Jackson (1879)
"I cannot well away with such sleezy stuff, with such cobweb compositions.'—Howell, in TODD. See sleezy, in HAL. ..."

5. The Silk Question Settled ... Report of the Proceedings of the National (1844)
"ln my recollection, our countrywomen had to pay from 25 to 40 cents per yard for coarse sleezy cottons, which now you could not palm on them even as a gift. ..."

6. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"The price works up about Christmas : Deacon Simmons has sold his'n at five, — distillery-pork ; that 's sleezy, wastes in bilin' ; folks know it : mine, ..."

7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1879)
"sleezy, adj. thin, slight, applied to cloth. [" Of thin texture :" At] Slink, v. to retreat in a cowardly manner. ..."

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