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Definition of slimy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    slimy

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈslaɪmi//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈslaɪmi//
     
    (slimier, slimiest)
     
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  1. 1like or covered with slime thick slimy mud The walls were black, cold and slimy.
  2. 2(informal, disapproving) (of a person or their manner) polite and extremely friendly in a way that is not sincere or honest
  3. Extra examples The steps were slimy with moss. The wall of the cave was wet and slimy to the touch. The walls were all slimy and green. Their boots were covered in thick slimy mud.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slimy