AskDefine | Define sleazy

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sleazy adj
1 of cloth; thin and loosely woven; "the coat has a sleazy lining"
2 of very poor quality [syn: bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, tinny]
3 morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal" [syn: seamy, seedy, sordid, squalid] [also: sleaziest, sleazier]

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  1. Marked by low quality; inferior; inadequate.
  2. Dishonorable; base; vulgar; raunchy


Marked by low quality; inferior; inadequate
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