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slip·py

 (slĭp′ē)
adj.
Slippery.

slip′pi·ly adv.

slippy

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

slip•py

(ˈslɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
Informal. slippery.
[1540–50]
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"
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

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)

slippy

[ˈslɪpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → scivoloso/a
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It still looks an imposing vehicle, slightly larger than its predecessor, the design is slippier, with a reduced drag coefficient for better economy.
It still looks an imposing vehicle, slightly larger than its predecessor the design is slippier, with a reduced drag coefficient for better economy.
Georgia away was always going to be a banana skin of a game for Wales which has suddenly got a lot slippier.
It seemed to work in those trickier, cooler, slippier conditions," Hamilton, who now has seven wins to Vettel's four, told journalists.
This is irrefutable (as distinct from true, a slippier concept); the index of access to an objective reality through all the travails of constructivism, psychologism etc is the litmus test of math models working in areas like QM.
Another attempt to make black seem white from a political creature who is slippier than an eel taking a bath in a tub of Swarfega.
With an entertaining contest evenly poised at 1-1 - Bolton having scored after just 39 seconds before Jacob Butterfield levelled in the 43rd minute - and the pitch becoming slippier as the mercury fell, Wanderers brought on Emile Heskey.
But the Tango-coloured Prime Minister David Cameron seems to be slippier than a bucket-full of eels drenched in Vaseline.
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Bosses are refurbishing Llandudno's dry ski centrewith a new slope and a "misting" system to spray water onto the surface making it slippier than ever.
A patient second quarter saw the scores stay locked for almost the first five minutes of the second quarter as attritional defense and an ever slippier floor conspired against both sides.
Smith knows all about the potential banana skin becoming an even more slippier hazard as the season progresses, hence his relief after Saturday's second successive convincing victory.