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Syllabification: slime·ball
Pronunciation: /ˈslīmbôl

Definition of slimeball in English:


A repulsive or despicable person.
Example sentences
  • When the nearest thing to a global ‘competent authority’ is a bunch of moral incompetents and slimeballs, it would seem to suggest that vigilante justice is about the only justice there is.
  • I am more suspicious of them than I am of the presence of losers, sinners, factory rejects, hypocrites and slimeballs in the Catholic communion.
  • This kind of ‘professional’ journalism can only come from the two-bit slimeballs that work for the student paper that huge numbers of students don't read, and for good reason.

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