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slip·py

 (slĭp′ē)
adj.
Slippery.

slip′pi·ly adv.
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slippy

(ˈslɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. informal or dialect another word for slippery1, slippery2
2. informal Brit alert; quick
ˈslippiness n
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slip•py

(ˈslɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
Informal. slippery.
[1540–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slippy - causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain"
smooth - having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror"
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Translations

slippy

[ˈslɪpɪ] ADV (Brit) to be slippy; look slippy about itdarse prisa, menearse
look slippy!¡menearse!
we shall have to look slippytendremos que darnos prisa
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

slippy

adj (inf)
(= slippery)glatt
(esp Brit) to look slippyeinen Zahn zulegen (inf)(about sth bei etw); … and look slippy (about it)!und zwar flott or ein bisschen dalli! (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

slippy

[ˈslɪpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → scivoloso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The riders who were wide on the bend reported it to be slippy. It wasn't the actual bend - the bend rode fine - but it was the underfoot conditions that were less than perfect."