slimeball

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Etymology[edit]

slime +‎ ball

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slimeball (plural slimeballs)

  1. (slang, derogatory) A person who is slimy (in the figurative sense of underhanded, sneaky).
    • March 26, 2018, A. A. Dowd, AV Club Steven Spielberg finds fun, and maybe even a soul, in the pandering pastiche of Ready Player One[1]
      Meanwhile, the film’s villain, played by Ben Mendelsohn, is a bigwig slimeball who wants to monopolize and monetize The Oasis through excessive pop-up ads. His true crime, though, is that he’s a total noob who doesn’t know his stuff.

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