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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: sleazy (of cloth) 'too thin or light' (17-20 centuries)

sleazy

adjective
     
slea‧zy comparative sleazier, superlative sleaziest
1 a sleazy place is dirty, cheap, or in bad condition:
a sleazy bar
2 relating to sex or dishonest behaviour - used to show disapproval:
a sleazy lawyer
sleaziness noun [uncountable]

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