Green’s Dictionary of Slang

slime n.

[its consistency + implication of distaste]

1. semen; thus slimey adj.

[UK]Rochester ‘A Ramble in St. James’s Park’ in Works of Rochester (1721) 83: Full gorged, at another Time, / With a vast Meal of nasty Slime, / Which your devouring Cunt had drawn / From Porters Backs, and Footmens Brawn.
[UK]Cythera’s Hymnal 26: They hardly had the time to wipe away the slime.
[US] in Randolph & Legman Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) I 121: Tickle my tits and belly, / Smell my slimey slough.
[US] in Randolph & Legman Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) I 45: Held a little slick thing covered with slime.
[US]G. Barker True Confessions 8: Immortality, a white slime.
[US]Trimble 5000 Adult Sex Words and Phrases.
[US] in P.R. Runkel Law Unto Themselves 112: My part was just a little bit of slime [...] The white stuff a man leaks in a woman, sir.

2. (Aus.) flattery, ingratiation.

[Aus]Bulletin (Sydney) 11 Apr. 22/1: Insensate setter of discordant rhyme, / To hackneyed bathos or lickspittle slime, / Whose slaughtered subjects find a verbal hearse / Toward the charnel chamber of thy verse – / Whose namby-pamby similes are spread / As Chinese cess stuff on a cabbage bed.
[UK]Bird o’ Freedom 8 Jan. 5/3: The servants call him ‘Old Slime’.

3. an extremely unpleasant person [note the character Chevy Slime in Charles Dickens’s Martin Chuzzlewit (1843–4)].

[US]Baker et al. CUSS 198: Slime A small or insignificant person.
[US]J. Wambaugh New Centurions 228: ‘I‘d like to work books. Get me away from all these slimes you have to bust at night’.
[UK]S. Murray Legionnaire 265: He is liquid slime as far as I am concerned .
[UK]D. Gram Foxes (1980) 65: ‘Anything you want, baby?’ he called. ‘Not from you, slime,’ Annie called back.
[US]C. Heath A-Team 2 (1984) 54: Just like these slimes to try and nail someone in the back.
[UK]J. Hoskison Inside 83: I wondered how many men had been led to evil ways by mixing with slime like Jimmy Baker.

4. (US black) a friend.

Capone-N-Noreaga ‘Stick Up’ 🎵 Ayo, what up, slime?
Rick Ross ‘Hold Me Back’ 🎵 I call up my slime, I need a kilo tonight.
[UK]T. Thorne (ed.) ‘Drill Slang Glossary’ at Forensic Linguistic Databank 🌐 Slime - close friend.

In compounds

slimebag (n.) (also slimeball, slime-mouth)

1. (US) a highly objectionable or offensive person.

[US]J. Wambaugh Blue Knight 281: Fired for pushing a slimeball down the fire escape.
[US]J. Wambaugh Secrets of Harry Bright (1986) 66: For the next couple of weeks Prankster Frank disposed of seven slime-mouths by booking them drunk at the county jail.
[US]T. Wolfe Bonfire of the Vanities 410: I’m just saying he’s a slimeball and we ought to be careful.
[Aus](con. 1964-65) B. Thorpe Sex and Thugs and Rock ’n’ Roll 354: He was a real gentleman [...] after some of the slimeballs she had met.
[UK]Guardian G2 9 July 12: Jerry called him ‘a lying, cheating, no-good slimeball’.
[US]Mad mag. July 12: We’ll nail those slimebags.
[UK]D. Mitchell Black Swan Green 104: Isaac Pye, the landlord, he’s a total slimeball.
[US](con. 1973) C. Stella Johnny Porno 196: Sex joints [...] where the slimeballs drop a quarter in the slot and jerk off.
[Scot]I. Welsh Dead Man’s Trousers [27]: Once Slimeball sees that you are the fucking man [...] he starts to treat you with a bit more r-e-s-p-e-c-t.

2. attrib. use of sense 1.

[UK]Indep. Rev. 11 Feb. 19: The usual gang must rescue Woody the cowboy from a slimeball toy dealer.
‘Joe Bob Briggs’ ‘Rev. of I Spit On Your Grave’ at 🌐 All turn in great performances, but especially Tabor as the finest crudhead slimeball woman-hater ever portrayed.
[UK]Guardian 25 Jan. 2/2: This was a testosterone-fuelled, dick-swinging [...] slimeball night out [...] abusing women to big-up male entitlement.
slimebucket (n.)

(US campus) a highly objectionable or offensive person; also atrib.

[US]Honolulu Advertiser (HI) 13 Mar. B2/2: The Hart plane has several dozen minor slimebucket elected officials clinging to the fuselage by their fingernails.
[US]J. Wambaugh Secrets of Harry Bright (1986) 178: That’s your problem, you rotten little slime bucket!
[US]Eble Sl. and Sociability 50: Evaluative terms are plentiful, as slang tends to judge rather than to define (slimebucket ‘objectionable person’, geek ‘one who studies excessively’ jerk ‘socially inept person’).
[US]G. Tate Midnight Lightning 41: She gave birth while shacked up with a reported slimebucket.
[Aus]J.J. DeCeglie Drawing Dead [ebook] [I] set up a meet with a legit pervert slimebucket [...] The whole thing stunk.