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slippery

adjective  us   /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.
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 Chinese (Traditional) 濕滑的,容易打滑的, 狡猾的,滑頭的…
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…
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