AskDefine | Define slime

Dictionary Definition

slime n : any thick messy substance [syn: sludge, goo, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze] v : cover or stain with slime; "The snake slimed his victim"

User Contributed Dictionary



  • , /slaɪm/, /slaIm/
  • Rhymes with: -aɪm


  1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive; bitumen; mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing.
  2. Any mucilaginous substance; or a mucus-like substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals, such as snails or slugs.

Derived terms



  1. To coat with slime.
  2. transitive figurative To besmirch or disparage.


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
slime in German: Slime
slime in French: Slime
slime in Dutch: Slijm
slime in Japanese: スライム
slime in Chinese: 史莱姆

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