I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English slīm; akin to Middle High German slīm slime, Latin limus mud — more at lime Date: before 12th century 1. soft moist earth or clay; especially viscous mud 2. a viscous, glutinous, or gelatinous substance: as a. a mucous or mucoid secretion of various animals (as slugs and catfishes) b. a product of wet crushing consisting of ore ground so fine as to pass a 200-mesh screen 3. a repulsive or odious person II. verb (slimed; sliming) Date: 1628 transitive verb 1. to smear or cover with slime 2. to remove slime from (as fish for canning) intransitive verb to become slimy

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