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 for sleazy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sleazy \Slea"zy\ (sl[=e]"z[y^]), a. [Cf. G. schleissig worn out,
     threadbare, from schleissen to slit, split, decay, or E.
     leasy.]
     Lacking firmness of texture or substance; thin; flimsy; as,
     sleazy silk or muslin. [Spelt also slazy.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sleazy
      adj 1: of cloth; thin and loosely woven; "the coat has a sleazy
             lining"
      2: of very poor quality; flimsy [syn: bum, cheap, cheesy,
         chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny]
      3: morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of
         life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy
         storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the
         sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"-
         James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and
         betrayal" [syn: seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid,
         squalid]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  69 Moby Thesaurus words for "sleazy":
     base, breakable, brittle, broken-down, cheap, cheap-jack, cheesy,
     chintzy, cobwebby, common, contemptible, crappy, crumbly, crummy,
     dainty, delicate, delicately weak, dilapidated, dingy, dirty,
     disreputable, down-at-heel, effeminate, flabby, flaccid, flimsy,
     floppy, fragile, frail, frangible, gimcrack, gimcracky, gossamery,
     insubstantial, jerry, jerry-built, light, lightweight, low-class,
     low-grade, mean, namby-pamby, paltry, papery, pasteboardy, poor,
     puny, ramshackle, rickety, run-down, seedy, shabby, shattery,
     shoddy, sissified, slight, slipshod, slummy, sordid, squalid,
     tacky, tatty, tawdry, tenuous, thin, trashy, unsubstantial, wispy,
     womanish
  
  

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