Definition of 'slimy'
Example sentences containing 'slimy'
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It felt cold and slimy where the minerals left a residue on the skin. The Crossing-Place (1993)But the trunks of the trees were slimy green and cold to touch. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And it was freezing cold and slimy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All that rain is making wooden garden furniture slimy and green. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They include worm charming where two teams compete to entice the slimy creatures out of the ground. The Sun (2012)What's green and slimy and could revitalise hospital food? Times, Sunday Times (2010)You couldn't get that with some slimy little politician in a cheap suit. The Sun (2015)A yard offshore, a shelf of slimy green rock lay just beneath the surface. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I once used an illustration about snakes and referred to them as "slimy, poisonous creatures. Christianity Today (2000)Waves thick with slimy oil bear down on pristine beaches from Texas to Florida. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'slimy'
Used Occasionally. slimy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'slimy'
British English: slimy ADJECTIVE
Slimy substances are thick, wet, and unpleasant.
His feet slipped in the slimy mud.
Definition of slimy from the Collins English Dictionary
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