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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “slippery”

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slippery

adjective
 
 
/ˈslɪp.ər.i/ US  /-ɚ-/
wet, smooth or oily so that it slides easily or causes something to slide
濕滑的,容易打滑的
slippery soap
濕滑的肥皂
a slippery floor
濕滑的地板
The road was wet and slippery.
道路又濕又滑。
Lubrication
informal disapproving Someone who is slippery cannot be trusted
狡猾的,滑頭的
He's as slippery as an eel - you can never get a straight answer out of him.
他非常狡猾——你永遠無法從他嘴裡得到直率的回答。
He's a slippery customer (= person), that Tim, I've never felt comfortable with him.
那個蒂姆是個狡猾的傢夥,和他在一起我總是感到不舒服。
Dishonest
Translations of “slippery”
in Korean 미끄러운…
in Arabic زَلِق…
in Portuguese escorregadio…
in Catalan relliscós, esmunyedís…
in Japanese 滑りやすい, つるつるした…
in Italian scivoloso…
in Russian скользкий…
in Turkish kaygan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 湿滑的,容易打滑的, 狡猾的,滑头的…
in Polish śliski…
(Definition of slippery from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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