a sleazy person; sleaze.
(slang) an odious and contemptible person
noun a person who exposes someone or something that is corrupt or sordid
- Sleaze factor
noun that part of a situation that is corrupt, sordid, or controversial Word Origin sleaze ‘vulgarity’ + factor sleaze factor The element in a political party, administration, or other organization that is corrupt, controversial, or tainted by scandal. For example, I can’t see myself making a campaign contribution to them—there’s too much of a sleaze […]
adjective, sleazier, sleaziest. 1. contemptibly low, mean, or disreputable: sleazy politics. 2. squalid; sordid; filthy; dilapidated: a sleazy hotel. 3. thin or poor in texture, as a fabric; cheap; flimsy: a sleazy dress; a sleazy excuse. adjective -zier, -ziest 1. sordid; disreputable: a sleazy nightclub 2. thin or flimsy, as cloth sleaze-bucket