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slick·er

 (slĭk′ər)
n.
1.
a. A long water-repellant coat usually made of oilskin.
b. A raincoat made of a glossy or shiny material, such as plastic or rubber.
2. A tool for dressing hides.
3. Informal A cheat; a swindler.
4. Informal A person with stylish clothing and manners.

slicker

(ˈslɪkə)
n
1. informal a sly or untrustworthy person (esp in the phrase city slicker)
2. (Clothing & Fashion) US and Canadian a shiny raincoat, esp an oilskin
3. (Tools) a small trowel used for smoothing the surfaces of a mould
ˈslickered adj

slick•er

(ˈslɪk ər)

n.
1. a long, loose oilskin raincoat.
2. any raincoat.
3. Informal.
a. a swindler; a sly cheat.
[1880–85, Amer.]

slicker

A long waterproof raincoat made of plastic, rubber, or oilskin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slicker - a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproofslicker - a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
mac, mack, mackintosh, macintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
2.slicker - a person with good manners and stylish clothing
city boy, city slicker - a city dweller with sophisticated manners and clothing
man of the world, sophisticate - a worldly-wise person
3.slicker - someone who leads you to believe something that is not trueslicker - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
bluffer, four-flusher - a person who tries to bluff other people
chiseler, chiseller, defrauder, grifter, scammer, swindler, gouger - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
decoy, steerer - a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
dodger, slyboots, fox - a shifty deceptive person
double-crosser, double-dealer, traitor, two-timer, betrayer - a person who says one thing and does another
defalcator, embezzler, peculator - someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
falsifier - someone who falsifies
finagler, wangler - a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
counterfeiter, forger - someone who makes copies illegally
fortune hunter - a person who seeks wealth through marriage
front man, nominal head, straw man, strawman, figurehead, front - a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
dissembler, dissimulator, hypocrite, phoney, phony, pretender - a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
imitator, impersonator - someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
faker, imposter, impostor, pseud, pseudo, role player, sham, shammer, pretender, fraud, fake - a person who makes deceitful pretenses
liar, prevaricator - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
misleader - someone who leads astray (often deliberately)
charlatan, mountebank - a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
obscurantist - a person who is deliberately vague
sandbagger - someone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you
two-timer - someone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
utterer - someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins
Translations

slicker

[ˈslɪkəʳ] N
1. (= person) → embaucador(a) m/f, tramposo/a m/f
city slickercapitalino/a m/f
2. (US) (= coat) = oilskins

slicker

[ˈslɪkər] n (US)ciré m

slicker

n (US)
(= coat)Regenjacke f
(inf, = swindler) → Gauner m (inf), → Ganove m (inf)
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