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English definition of “slippery”

slippery

adjective  /ˈslɪp·ə·ri/ us  
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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