Meaning of SLIME in English


/sluym/ , n. , v. , slimed, sliming .


1. thin, glutinous mud.

2. any ropy or viscous liquid matter, esp. of a foul kind.

3. a viscous secretion of animal or vegetable origin.

4. Slang. a repulsive or despicable person.


5. to cover or smear with or as if with slime.

6. to remove slime from, as fish for canning.

[ bef. 1000; ME slyme, OE slim; c. D slijm, G Schleim, ON slim ]

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