verb (used with object), sleaved, sleaving.
to divide or separate into filaments, as silk.
anything matted or raveled.
a filament of silk obtained by separating a thicker thread.
a silk in the form of such filaments.
a tangled thread
a thin filament unravelled from a thicker thread
(mainly poetic) anything matted or complicated
to disentangle (twisted thread, etc)
noun, Slang. 1. a contemptible or vulgar person. 2. a shabby or slovenly person. 3. a sleazy quality, character, or atmosphere; shoddiness; vulgarity. 4. sleazy behavior, content, appearance, or the like. noun (informal) 1. sleaziness 2. dishonest, disreputable, or immoral behaviour, especially of public officials or employees: political sleaze slave market
noun, Slang. 1. a sleazy person; sleaze. slay
noun, Slang. 1. a sleazy person; sleaze. noun 1. (slang) an odious and contemptible person slay
noun a person who exposes someone or something that is corrupt or sordid