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English adjective: slippery

1. slippery causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide

SamplesSlippery sidewalks.
A slippery bar of soap.
The streets are still slippy from the rain.


Similarlubricious, nonstick, slick, sliding, slimed, slimy, slipping, slithering, slithery

See alsosmooth


2. slippery not to be trusted

SamplesHow extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is.


Similaruntrustworthy, untrusty

Antonymstrustworthy, trusty

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