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adjective as in oozy, gooey

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I guess you’d be grateful that something sold because it’s money, but like, eww, it’s slimy.

In the warm, humid jungle, the chicken soon rotted, turning slimy and stinky.

Put it in a wide mug or shallow bowl with an inch or two of water, leaf-side up, and check it often to make sure the outside isn’t getting slimy.

Kelp has a particularly short harvesting window, and once “landed,” it has to be kept cold or it will turn slimy.

Gleeson is an international treasure, and he tried his best, but Showtime’s The Comey Rule was a snooze, and his portrayal of 45 didn’t exactly break the slimy, mouth-breathing mold.

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But he drew me close  And he swallowed me down,  Down a dark slimy path  Where lie secrets that I never want to know […].

The slimy, childish, petulant Viserys starts off as a symbol of everything about Targaryen rule Westeros has rejected.

The first time I was watching the 'fillers' at work I put my hand upon some dreadful slimy thing among the coal dust.

Some are too bright, in terms of fire, and some are full of wet, slimy, nasty stuff.

Yes, mold—that slimy, amorphous crud that shows up when things get damp.

Mucus is recognized from its characteristic slimy appearance when the fluid is poured from one vessel into another.

They will soon take me out—they will lean me against a wall—a slimy wall like this, perhaps.

He dreamt of a serpent coiling around his throat, and when he strove to grasp it the slimy thing glided away from his clutch.

These may be seen in groups of six or eight, sunning themselves on the slimy banks of the river or on the numerous sandbanks.

A blow from some dark slimy object along whose side he glided, and then on once more.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slimy, such as: viscous, clammy, glutinous, miry, mucky, and mucous.

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