Definition of sleazoid in English:

sleazoid

(also sleazo)

adjective

US
informal
  • Sleazy, sordid, or despicable.

    ‘a sleazoid lawyer’
    • ‘This is one example of shocking sleazoid cinema that has something profound to say about its subject, and it's the overall benchmark set by this film.’
    • ‘In this sleazoid farce where characters cackle like horrific hens in a sexual slaughterhouse, individuals coexist in insular states of self-absorbed eccentricity.’
    • ‘I especially enjoyed the comic bit where the sleazoid Sayer confronts Viktor with an obviously senile old woman whom he purports to be Simone's abandoned mother.’
    • ‘In a genre overrun by sleazo cheapies, he is the best technician and the only artist.’
    • ‘Believe it or not, Judge Bill Gibron actually thinks that this sleazoid slice of excruciating exploitation is one of the best Italian horror movies of all time.’
    • ‘I know of a sleazy tabloid reporter whose girlfriend dumped him (due in no small part to the fact that he was a sleazoid reporter).’
    • ‘Well, why on earth wouldn't she crave the attentions of her presumably 40-something sleazoid neighbour?’
    improper, sordid, unseemly, unsavoury, sleazy, seedy, seamy, shoddy, vile, foul, tawdry, louche, cheap, base, low, low-minded, nasty, debased, degenerate, depraved, corrupt, dishonest, dishonourable, disreputable, despicable, discreditable, disgraceful, contemptible, ignominious, ignoble, shameful, wretched, abhorrent, odious, abominable, disgusting
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noun

US
informal
  • A sleazy, sordid, or despicable person.

    ‘they're not the drug-crazed sleazoids they're often thought to be’
    • ‘I let her help me write the ad, making use of every allotted square, so random sleazos weren't immediately aware that they were writing to a beast.’
    • ‘As one sleazoid says to another at one point, ‘This country was built on innovation, so start innovating!’’
    • ‘No doubt a couple of sleazoids will appear, maybe even a saboteur.’
    • ‘It's the sleazy record label industry after all, and all the sleazoids you have to deal with who work at them,’ says Buzz.’
    • ‘Hoffman plays a sleazoid here, in a film that is so far beneath him it's a miracle he's in it.’

Pronunciation

sleazoid

/ˈsliːzɔɪd/