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English definition of “slippery”


adjective    /ˈslɪp·ə·ri/
sliding easily or causing something to slide because of being wet , smooth , or oily : The sidewalks were slippery with ice . Slippery also means not certain : Choosing the perfect juror can be a slippery matter . infml A person who is slippery is someone you feel you cannot trust : He is a slippery fellow , full of schemes .
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