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slippery

adjective uk   /ˈslɪp.ər.i/ us    /-ɚ-/
C1 If something is slippery, it is wet or smooth so that it slides easily or causes something to slide: slippery soap a slippery floor The road was wet and slippery. informal disapproving Someone who is slippery cannot be trusted: He's as slippery as an eel - you can never get a straight answer out of him. He's a slippery customer (= person), that Tim, I've never felt comfortable with him.
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