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sleaze

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsleazesleaze /sliːz/ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [uncountable]BAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONS immoral behaviour, especially involving sex or lies πŸ”Š Many people are tired of all the sleaze on TV. πŸ”Š sleaze and corruption in politics2 (also sleazebag, sleazebucket) [countable] American English informal someone who behaves in an immoral or dishonest way
Examples from the Corpus
sleazeβ€’ Left and right have both been smeared by sleaze.β€’ More importantly, Cohn is a New York romantic who really has a passion for sleaze.β€’ All he was saying is give sleaze a chance.β€’ The allegations of sleaze against the couple have serious implications for President Jacques Chirac's chances of being re-elected in 2002.β€’ But in the category of sleaze, it was one of the biggest.β€’ But his night of sleaze in Bangkok plunges him into a different league.β€’ Basically, the public has grown weary of a party that has seen its share of political sleaze scandals.β€’ Can you imagine taking a cab to that sleaze street?β€’ Many citizens are tired of all the sleaze on TV.
From Longman Business Dictionarysleazesleaze /sliːz/ noun [uncountable] immoral behaviour, especially involving money or sexThe government created a standing committee to investigate allegations of sleaze. β€”sleazy adjectivesleazy dealings with cash payments in brown envelopes
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