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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: sleazy

sleaze

noun
     
sleaze
1 [uncountable] immoral behaviour, especially involving sex or lies:
Many people are tired of all the sleaze on TV.
sleaze and corruption in politics
2 also sleazebag, sleazebucket [countable] American English informal someone who behaves in an immoral or dishonest way

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