Meaning of SLIME in English


[slime] n [ME, fr. OE slim; akin to MHG slim slime, L limus mud--more at lime] (bef. 12c) 1: soft moist earth or clay; esp: viscous mud

2: a viscous or glutinous substance: as a: a mucous or mucoid secretion of various animals (as slugs and catfishes) b: a product of wet crushing consisting of ore ground so fine as to pass a 200-mesh screen

3: a repulsive or odious person

[2]slime vb slimed ; vt (1628) 1: to smear or cover with slime

2: to remove slime from (as fish for canning) ~ vi: to become slimy

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