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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

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Etymology

sleazy originally was an adjective used to decribe the thinness and low quality of cloth

Adjective

sleazy

  1. Marked by low quality; inferior; inadequate.
  2. Dishonorable; base; vulgar; raunchy

Noun

sleaze

  1. a person with low moral standards

Quotations

  • 1988: The level of sleaze in this city seems to have been rising rapidly in recent years. — The New Yorker, 11 Jan 1988
  • 2004: ministerial sleaze and mendacity — London Review of Books, 19 Aug 2004




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