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Dictionary Definition

slimy adj : covered with or resembling slime; "a slimy substance covered the rocks" [syn: slimed] [also: slimiest, slimier]

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  1. Of or pertaining to slime; resembling slime; of the nature of slime; viscous; glutinous; also, covered or daubed with slime; yielding, or abounding in, slime.
    Slimy things did crawl with legs Upon the slimy sea. —Coleridge.


Extensive Definition

Slime may refer to:
  • Slime (You Can't Do That on Television), a regular feature of several of Nickelodeon's television shows
  • Gunge, a British colloquial name for a runny substance similar to paint, that is often featured in game shows
  • Slime (toy), a viscous, oozing green material made primarily from guar gum and sold in a plastic trash can
  • Slime Pit, the name of two Masters of the Universe locations
  • Slime (band), a German punk rock band, founded in 1979 and disbanded in 1994
  • SLIME, "Superior Lisp Interaction Mode for Emacs", an Emacs mode for developing Common Lisp applications
  • An internet volleyball game involving two 'slime' characters - Slime Volleyball
  • Slime mould, a broad term often referring to roughly 6 groups of Eukaryotes
  • Algae, moss, or mucus
  • Slimy (fish), also known as the Ponyfish
  • Slimey the Worm, the pet and friend of Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street
  • A Boy and His Blob
  • Slime (Dragon Quest), the mascot of the Dragon Quest console role-playing game franchise

See also

  • Green slime
  • Blob (disambiguation)
  • Oobleck, a fictional form of green precipitation invented by children's author Dr. Seuss
slimy in German: Slime
slimy in French: Slime
slimy in Dutch: Slijm
slimy in Japanese: スライム
slimy in Chinese: 史莱姆

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