Definitions of slimy

  1. covered with or resembling slime; "a slimy substance covered the rocks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Abounding with slime; consisting of slime; overspread with slime; viscons. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Consiting of soft adhesive earth; viscous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for slimy

  1. We do not know what the initial stages were, but we cannot doubt that the little improvements, which occurred as variations of the originally simple slimy bodies of the Holothurians, were preserved because they already possessed selection- value for the Synaptidae. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  2. I cannot touch the slimy thing. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton