slippery - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈslɪpəri/
adjectiveslippery
comparativeslipperier
superlativeslipperiest
  1. 1
    a slippery surface, object etc is difficult to move on or to hold because it is smooth, wet, or covered in something such as ice or oil

    Take care, the steps are slippery.

  2. 2
    informal someone who is slippery is clever but dishonest, so that you cannot trust them

derived word

slipperiness

noun [uncountable]