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slippery

slip·per·y

slippery

 
 
pronunciation:
slI p ri
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: slipperier, slipperiest
definition 1: having a slick surface that is difficult to move upon without sliding.
These steps are slippery in winter.
similar words:
lubricious
definition 2: difficult to grasp because of a slick surface.
a slippery piece of soap
similar words:
lubricious
definition 3: not trustworthy; evasive.
a slippery character
similar words:
shady, slick
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derivation: slipperiness (n.)