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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a long, loose oilskin raincoat.
2. any raincoat.
a. a swindler; a sly cheat.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A long waterproof raincoat made of plastic, rubber, or oilskin.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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|Noun||1.||slicker - a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof|
|2.||slicker - a person with good manners and stylish clothing|
|3.||slicker - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true|
chiseler, chiseller, defrauder, grifter, scammer, swindler, gouger - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
double-crosser, double-dealer, traitor, two-timer, betrayer - a person who says one thing and does another
falsifier - someone who falsifies
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
faker, imposter, impostor, pseud, pseudo, role player, sham, shammer, pretender, fraud, fake - a person who makes deceitful pretenses
misleader - someone who leads astray (often deliberately)
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
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1. (= person) → embaucador(a) m/f, tramposo/a m/f
city slicker → capitalino/a m/f
city slicker → capitalino/a m/f
2. (US) (= coat) = oilskins
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
slicker[ˈslɪkər] n (US) → ciré m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007