adjective, slea·zi·er, slea·zi·est.
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Origin of sleazy
OTHER WORDS FROM sleazyslea·zi·ly, adverbslea·zi·ness, noun
Words nearby sleazy
Example sentences from the Web for sleazy
Or as Joey, the sleazy, besieged used car salesman in Cadillac Man.Robin Williams, Hollywood’s Grand Jester, Is Dead at 63|Marlow Stern|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Octopus is one of those sleazy and boorish Americans whose instincts prove correct.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea|Michael Weiss|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that is this sleazy rabbit hole in its most perfect summation.
How can she wax poetically about soiling herself at parties and not get branded as sleazy trash, a la Ke$ha?How Jennifer Lawrence Took Over Hollywood. (It’s Not Just Because of Her Charm.)|Kevin Fallon|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When the ship docks, the “property” is scooped up by a sleazy slave merchant (Paul Giamatti), and sold at auction.‘12 Years a Slave,’ Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender, Is Mesmerizing|Marlow Stern|August 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She wore wooden sabots on her feet, and upon her body a tattered, sleazy black frock.The Glory of The Coming|Irvin S. Cobb
Finally he gave them up too, and one morning came to work wearing a flimsy, sleazy, negligee shirt.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
It was a thin, tattered, dried-fish-like thing; printed with blurred ink upon mean, sleazy paper.Pierre; or The Ambiguities|Herman Melville
It was brief, occupying only about four pages of the small, sleazy note paper that we bought in those days of the sutlers.The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865|Leander Stillwell
Joe watched his narrow, bent shoulders under the sleazy shirt.Stubble|George Looms