Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sleazy condition, quality, or appearance.

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  • noun uncountable low moral standards
  • noun countable a person with low moral standards
  • noun countable (the commonest instance of the above) a man who is sexually aggressive or forward with women to the point of disgust

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  • noun tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from sleazy.]

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From “sleazy”, originally used to describe the thinness and low quality of cloth

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