Definition of sleazy:
neglected, miserable, ailing, dilapidated, brassy, tatty, execrable, unsubstantial, dubious, thin, second-rate, scrubby, deceitful, poor, bargain-basement, sickly, indisposed, wretched, dishonest, chintzy, tacky, chinchy, unwell, trampy, flashy, crappy, schlock, tattered, inferior, sordid, skanky, lousy, gossamery, gossamer, shoddy, bum, disreputable, junky, mediocre, beat-up, flash, trashy, scruffy, mangy, rundown, meretricious, crummy, bedraggled, bad, seamy, slatternly, rubbishy, rotten, poorly, decrepit, gauzy, dingy, down-at-heel, down-at-the-heels, slutty, cunning, unscrupulous, faded, tinny, grungy, tatterdemalion, punk, broken-down, timeworn, peaked, ratty, low-grade, cobwebby, fraudulent, shabby, devious, insubstantial, untruthful, under the weather, shabby, cheapjack, squalid, paltry, sluttish, threadbare, good, poor, gimcrack, flyblown, corrupt, frothy, unprincipled, seedy, cheap, schlocky, dog-eared, better, el cheapo, bombed-out, terrible, filmy, inexpensive, cut-rate, tumbledown, loud, cheesy, trumpery, run-down, dumpy, low-rent, mean, decaying, moth-eaten, dirty.
- dirty (part of speech: verb)
vulgar (part of speech: adjective)
- in bad taste,
The press in the corner still held a few clothes, threadbare and sleazy, and in the desk were some dry letters and a Business Book- at least, that's how it was marked- with lists of names, each having an occupation or task set down opposite it, I suppose the names of long- dead slaves.- "A Woman Named Smith", Marie Conway Oemler.
- "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
If you had been standing behind her chair you would have seen, emerging miraculously from the white surface under Fanny's pencil, a thin, undersized little figure in sleazy black and white, whose face, under the cheap hat, was upturned and rapturous.- "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.