- soft thin runny mud or filth
- any moist viscous fluid, esp when noxious or unpleasant
- a mucous substance produced by various organisms, such as fish, slugs, and fungi
- to cover with slime
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslaɪm/USA pronuncation: IPA/slaɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slīm)
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
slime /slaɪm/USA pronunciation n., v., slimed, slim•ing.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
slime (slīm),USA pronunciation n., v., slimed, slim•ing.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
slime /slaɪm/ n
'slime' also found in these entries:
Eumycota - acrasin - blenny - ciénaga - clubroot - cowslip - flowers of tan - fungi - gliding bacteria - guck - hypothallus - lime - limivorous - macrocyst - mother - muck - mucus - myxameba - myxo- - myxomycete - myxomycetous - ooze - oozy - plasmodium - polymyxin - protist - protoctist - rope - slime bacteria - slime mold - slimy - slip - sloke - slop - sludge - virus - yellow-green algae
Collocations: slang: you're such a slime ball!, a [heap, pool, ball] of slime, a slime of [urine, mud, excrement, phlegm, mucus], more...
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