Synonyms of slimy in English:


See definition of slimy


1‘the floor was cold and slimy’


slippery, slithery, greasy, oozy, muddy, mucky, sludgy, miry

clammy, wet

sticky, viscous, viscid, mucilaginous, glutinous, mucous, mucoid

informal slippy, gunky, gooey, gloopy, gummy

2‘her slimy press agent’


obsequious, sycophantic, excessively deferential, subservient, fawning, toadying, ingratiating, unctuous, oily, oleaginous, greasy, reptilian, grovelling, cringing, toadyish, sycophantish, slavish, abject, craven, humble, Uriah Heepish, self-abasing

informal bootlicking, smarmy, sucky, soapy, forelock-tugging

North American informal brown-nosing, apple-polishing

British vulgar slang arse-licking, bum-sucking

North American vulgar slang kiss-ass, ass-kissing, suckholing