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

     

    sleazy

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈsliːzi//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsliːzi//
     
    (sleazier, sleaziest) (informal) Immoral
     
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  1. 1(of a place) dirty, unpleasant and not socially acceptable, especially because sex is involved synonym disreputable a sleazy bar a sleazy neighbourhood
  2. 2(of people) immoral and unpleasant a sleazy reporter See related entries: Immoral
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sleazy