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slimyadjective

uk   /ˈslaɪ.mi/  us   /ˈslaɪ.mi/
covered in slime: Although snakes look slimy, their skin is actually dry to the touch.
disapproving If you describe a person or their manner as slimy, you mean that they appear to be friendly but in a way that you find unpleasant: He was the very worst kind of slimy salesman.
sliminess
noun [U] uk   /ˈslaɪ.mi.nəs/  us   /ˈslaɪ.mi.nəs/
(Definition of slimy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slimyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈslɑɪ·mi/
covered in slime: slimy seaweed
If you describe a person as slimy, you mean that the person appears to be friendly but cannot be trusted and is not sincere: He was really a slimy character.
(Definition of slimy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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