Translation of "slippery" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈslɪp.ər.i/ US  /-ɚ-/

wet, smooth or oily so that it slides easily or causes something to slide

slippery soap 湿滑的肥皂
a slippery floor 湿滑的地板
The road was wet and slippery. 道路又湿又滑。

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. 他非常滑头——你永远无法从他嘴里得到直率的回答。
He's a slippery customer (= person), that Tim, I've never felt comfortable with him. 那个蒂姆是个狡猾的家伙,和他在一起我总是感到不舒服。

(Translation of “slippery” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)