Definitions for (adjective) sleazy

Main entry: seamy, seedy, sordid, squalid, sleazy

Definition: morally degraded

Usage: a seedy district; the seamy side of life; sleazy characters hanging around casinos; sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls- Seattle Weekly; the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils- James Joyce; the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal


Main entry: sleazy, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, bum, tinny, punk, crummy

Definition: of very poor quality; flimsy


Main entry: sleazy

Definition: of cloth; thin and loosely woven

Usage: the coat has a sleazy lining