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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 ​personappears to be ​friendly but cannot be ​trusted and is not ​sincere: He was really a slimy ​character.
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slimyadjective

uk   /ˈslaɪ.mi/  us   /ˈslaɪ.mi/
covered in slime: Although ​snakeslook slimy, ​theirskin is ​actuallydry to the ​touch.
disapproving If you ​describe a ​person or ​theirmanner as slimy, you ​mean that they ​appear to be ​friendly but in a way that you ​findunpleasant: He was the very ​worstkind of slimy ​salesman.
sliminess
noun [U] uk   /ˈslaɪ.mi.nəs/  us   /ˈslaɪ.mi.nəs/
(Definition of slimy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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