from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting of or resembling slime; viscous.
- adj. Covered with or exuding slime.
- adj. Vile; foul.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to, resembling, of the nature of, covered or daubed with, yielding, abounding in slime; viscous; glutinous.
- adj. friendly in a false, calculating way; underhanded; sneaky.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Slime-like; of the nature, appearance, or consistency of slime; soft, moist, ropy, and disagreeably adhesive or viscous: as, the slimy sediment in a drain; the slimy exudation of an eel or a snail.
- Abounding with slime: as, a slimy soil.
- Covered with slime.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. covered with or resembling slime
- adj. morally reprehensible
From Middle English, from Old English slīmiġ ("slimy"), equivalent to slime + -y. Cognate with Dutch slijmig, slijmerig ("slimy"), German schleimig ("slimy"), Swedish slemmig ("slimy"). (Wiktionary)