slime

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslaɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/slaɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slīm)


Inflections of 'slime' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
slimes
v 3rd person singular
sliming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
slimed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
slimed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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slime

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [heap, pool, ball] of slime
  2. a slime of [urine, mud, excrement, phlegm, mucus]
  3. [slug, snail, insect] slime
  4. [dripping, gooey, sticky, disgusting, slippery] slime
  5. a rock [wet, dripping] with slime
  6. a [thick, long, dense] trail of slime
  7. a thin [layer, film, coat] of slime
  8. slime [oozing, trickling] down the sides
  9. had specks of slime on her [apron, overalls]
  10. slime on the [ground, floor, surface]
  11. (all) covered in slime
v
  1. the [grass, earth, area] was slimed (with mud)
  2. was slimed over with [mud, scum]
  3. slimed his way [into, across, out] the room
  4. the [lizard, roach, worm] slimed its way
  5. slime [sauce, vinaigrette, mustard] (all) over
  6. the [slug, snail] slimed me
adv
  1. a slime-stained [cloth, shirt, rag]
n as adj
  1. slang: you're such a slime ball!
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