Definition of Slimy

1. Adjective. Covered with or resembling slime. "A slimy substance covered the rocks"

Exact synonyms: Slimed
Similar to: Slippery, Slippy
Derivative terms: Slime, Sliminess



2. Adjective. Morally reprehensible. "A slimy little liar"

Definition of Slimy

1. a. Of or pertaining to slime; resembling slime; of the nature of slime; viscous; glutinous; also, covered or daubed with slime; yielding, or abounding in, slime.

Definition of Slimy

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to, resembling, of the nature of, covered or daubed with, yielding, abounding in slime; viscous; glutinous. ¹

2. Adjective. (slang figuratively) friendly in a false, calculating way; underhanded; sneaky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slimy

1. resembling slime [adj SLIMIER, SLIMIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slimy

slimmers
slimmest
slimming
slimmings
slimmish
slimnastics
slimness
slimnesses
slimpsier
slimpsiest
slimpsy
slims
slimsier
slimsiest
slimsy
slimy (current term)
slinch
sliness
sling
sling one's hook
sling psychrometer
slingback
slingbacks
slinger
slinger ring
slingers
slinging
slings
slingshoot
slingshooting

Literary usage of Slimy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Milk Question by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1912)
"slimy or ropy milk Under certain circumstances mucilaginous substances ... slimy milk has been obtained of such viscosity that it could be drawn into ..."

2. A Text Book of General Bacteriology by William Dodge Frost, Eugene Franklin McCampbell (1910)
"slimy Milk. — slimy milk may be produced as the result of bacterial growth. Some bacteria grow in milk, and secrete a mucilaginous substance which causes ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"A slimy mucus is smeared over their skin, to which they owe their Greek name of Blennius. Several are viviparous, and there is a tubercle near the anus of ..."

4. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology by Frederick Dixon Chester (1901)
"Turbid ; on the surface a very thin pellicle, which is slimy and easily broken, ... Rendered slimy, with gas production. Habitat. Isolated from beer, yeast, ..."

5. The Homoeopathic domestic medicine by Joseph Laurie (1883)
"Insipid, slimy taste, or foul taste in the mouth ; repeated and constant eructations, sometimes with bitter or sour taste, or, at other times, with taste of ..."

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